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    Vegan Smoky Red Lentil Nachos with Chipotle Cashew Cheese Sauce

    Stephanie of Omaha Bites created these vegan-friendly game day nachos with your whole crew in mind. The hearty red lentils and creamy cashew cheese will satisfy even the biggest meat-eaters. 


    Ingredients
    2
    tablespoons
    Olive Oil
    1/2
    teaspoon
    ancho chili powder
    1/2
    teaspoon
    chipotle powder
    1
    teaspoon
    smoked paprika
    1/4
    teaspoon
    cinnamon
    1
    yellow onion (diced)
    2
    cloves
    garlic (minced)
    1
    tablespoon
    Muir Glen Organic Tomato Paste
    1
    can
    Muir Glen Organic Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes (28 ounces)
    1/3
    cup
    water
    1/4
    teaspoon
    sea salt
    2
    tablespoons
    unsweetened cocoa powder
    1 1/2
    cups
    red lentils (uncooked, rinsed)
    Directions
    Heat oil in a medium stock pot.
    Add in ancho chili powder, chipotle powder, smoked paprika and cinnamon.
    Sauté spices for a minute. Add yellow onion and garlic.
    Sauté for 2-3 min. Stir in tomato paste. In a blender, puree tomatoes.
    Add pureed tomatoes, water, sea salt and unsweetened cocoa powder to the pot with the onions and spices.
    Bring everything to a simmer. Add lentils, and cook on medium low heat (at a simmer) for 25-30 minutes until thickened and lentils are tender.
    Serve over your favorite tortilla chips with toppings of choice, such as a vegan chipotle cheese sauce and avocado.

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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    Categories 

    Family-friendlySnack

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