Vegan “Cheesy” Fondue with Roasted Vegetables

Choose any vegetables you love to dip, or use as a cheesy sauce. The cumin and peppers add a slightly Mexican flavour, making it top-notch for nachos, too.

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Vegan Cheesy Fondue with Roasted Vegetables

Vegetables, for roasting
Olive oil, for the vegetables
2 cups water
3/4 cup (36g) nutritional yeast flakes
1/3 cup cooked cannellini beans
1/3 cup roasted red peppers, chopped
4 teaspoons tapioca starch
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 heaping teaspoon ground cumin
3/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Fine sea salt to taste
Freshly ground pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Cut the vegetables to a uniform size and toss with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast until tender. I recommend cauliflower (about 25 minutes), broccoli (about 20 minutes), and asparagus (about 10 minutes), all perfect for dipping.

Put the water, nutritional yeast, beans, roasted red peppers, tapioca starch, lemon juice, cumin, onion powder, and garlic powder in a blender. Blend until smooth. Sample for salt and pepper, adjusting to taste.

Pour the mixture into a medium saucepan. Cook on medium-high heat, whisking frequently, until thickened, about 6 to 8 minutes.

Serve with vegetables.

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