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Spicy miso-ginger carrot dip

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Total Time
45 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
Up your appetizer game with this super flavorful and brightly colored dip! Cooked carrots blend beautifully with Japanese-inspired flavorings in this silky snack. Sesame oil and sriracha bring so much depth and a little hit of spice to this recipe. Miso paste adds a little brine and rich umami, while the ginger and garlic bring a zesty sharpness. Serve this dip with cut fresh vegetables for a wonderful pre-meal hors d'oeuvre or game day treat. Ready in just 45 minutes, this easy dip also makes a great movie-night dish, freshening up the usual repertoire.

Ingredients

Uncooked carrot(s)

2 pound(s), peeled, chopped

Miso paste

1 Tbsp

Toasted sesame oil

1½ tsp

Ginger root

1½ tsp, finely grated

Garlic clove(s)

1 large clove(s), finely minced

Rice vinegar

1 tsp

Low sodium soy sauce

1 tsp

Fish sauce

1 tsp

Sriracha hot sauce

½ tsp, or to taste

Uncooked scallion(s)

1 Tbsp, or cilantro, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Place carrots in small saucepan; add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until carrots are extremely soft, 10-15 minutes. Drain; let cool.
  2. Puree carrots with remaining ingredients, except scallions or cilantro; garnish and serve.
  3. Serving size: ¼ cup