Healthy Recipes

Sun-Dried Tomato Dip

This simple-to-prepare dip inviSpice up this dip with a dash of cayenne, black pepper, or cumin. Or mix in chopped black olives or capers.

Sun-Dried Tomato Dip
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1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes
1 pound silken tofu
1 clove garlic
3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh basil
sea salt to taste


1. Rehydrate the sun-dried tomatoes byplumping them in hot water. Drain thewater.

2. Place the tomatoes, tofu, garlic, lemon juice, and basil in a food processor or blender. Pulse or blend until a creamy consistency is achieved. Season with salt.

3. Spread on crackers and rice cakes, or serve with raw vegetables.

Nutritional facts: 

Per serving: 78 calories, 27% fat (2 g; 0 g saturated), 43% carbs (9 g), 30% protein (6 g), 3 g fiber, 99 mg calcium, 1 mg iron, 131 mg sodium.