- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1/3 cup lite firm silken tofu
- 3 tablespoons vegan brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lime juice
- 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 2 crushed garlic cloves
Use as a dip for any crudites:
Or, for "grown up" peanut butter sandwiches, try it on fresh whole wheat bread with lettuce, sliced cucumbers, and grated carrots.
8 servings (2 tablespoons), Calories 122
A very exciting blend of flavors, ranging from sweet to spicy to savory all in one bite. I worried the crushed red pepper would be too spicy, but actually think you could increase the amount a little. My only changes would be to decrease the soy sauce to 1 tablespoon, and add a splash more lime juice. The texture of this was perfect for spreading on sandwiches, as outlined above. For a veggie dip, I would thin it with just a touch of water. Great for dipping cucumbers and baby carrots.
The second time I made this, I went ahead and used 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, for even more kick, and loved the added spiciness.
I also took the opportunity to process longer, resulting in a smoother, creamier spread: