Easy 1 Pot Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe. Ready in 30 Minutes. This Creamy Cheesy artichoke dip is perfect for parties, picnics, game day. No Cream cheese or vegan cheese subs. Can be glutenfree, nutfree. Use a 9 inch skillet or stoneware dish to bake
Blend everything from cashews till tapioca starch until smooth creamy mix. (blend for a minute, then let it sit for 5 then blend again)
Heat a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add oil or broth.
Add onion, garlic and pinch of salt and cook until golden. Transfer a third of the onion mixture to the blender with the cream sauce and blend and set aside.
Add pepper flakes and chives to the skillet and mix in. Add spinach and salt and cook for 1 min(2 mins) if spinach has too much moisture. **
Add artichokes and mix in. Cook for another minute or 2 to heat up well.
Add the blended cream sauce and mix in. Continue to cook for 2-3 mins to thicken. Stir frequently to avoid sticking to the bottom. Taste carefully and adjust salt and flavor. Add salt and onion powder if needed. (You can store this dip refrigerated for upto 3 days. Broil when ready to serve).
Sprinkle breadcrumbs all over, then put in the oven and broil for 4-5 mins. (or bake at 450 deg F if you dont have the broil option)
Serve hot with crusty bread, crackers, chips, veggies. Use the dip in wraps or make a melt sandwich. Add roasted veggies or mashed beans and the dip and put in a panini press to grill.
Nut-free: Use 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds and 1/4 cup tofu instead of the nuts. Add 1 tsp more tapioca starch to the cream mixture. Glutenfree: Use glutenfree breadcrumbs, or vegan parm, or omit the topping.** You can use fresh(chopped), or frozen spinach(thawed for a few mins). Cook for a minute to wilt fresh spinach and 3-4 mins to cook out the moisture from frozen spinach at step 4. Nutrition is for 1 of 6 portions.