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Quick cashew and rocket dip

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  • Healthier living
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Dairy free
  • Egg free
  • Lactose free
  • Peanut free
  • Sesame free
  • Soy free
  • No added sugar
  • Seafood free
  • Shellfish free

After a mouth-watering starter? Plate up this 10-minute cashew dip alongside some veggies and crackers.

  • Serves8
  • Prep time10 minutes
Cashew and rocket dip in a bowl with a large wedge of fresh lemon and pita chips.


  • 120g pkt Coles Australian Baby Rocket
  • 1/3 cup basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup (75g) unsalted cashews, toasted
  • 2 long red chillies, seeded, coarsely chopped (optional)
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
  • Finely chopped toasted unsalted cashews, to serve
  • Thinly sliced red chilli, to serve (optional)
  • Olive oil, extra, to serve
  • Toasted flatbread, to serve

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  1. Step 1

    Place the rocket, basil, whole cashews, coarsely chopped chilli, if using, garlic and lemon rind in a food processor and process until the mixture is almost smooth.
  2. Step 2

    Add the lemon juice and oil and process until smooth and well combined.
  3. Step 3

    Transfer the rocket mixture to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with the chopped cashews and sliced chilli, if using. Drizzle with the extra oil. Serve with toasted flatbread.

    Green capsicum: Give this dip a peppery kick – process seeded, chopped green capsicum with the rocket mixture.

Nutrition Information

Per Serve

Energy: 532kJ/127 Cals (6%)

Protein: 2g (4%)

Fat: 12g (17%)

Sat fat: 2g (8%)

Carb: 3g (1%)

Sugar: 1g (1%)

Fibre: 2g (7%)

Sodium: 4mg (0%)