Creamy Asian Dip

"This dip can be made up to 2 days ahead. Cooking time is actually time spent in the refrigerator. Perfect with a crudite platter. From "Vegetable Love" by Barbara Kafka"
 
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1hr 20mins
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ingredients

  • 9 ounces firm tofu
  • 12 ounce peeled fresh ginger, cut into small pieces (1 tablespoon)
  • 34 teaspoon wasabi paste
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce (preferably tamari)
  • 2 -3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil, to taste
  • 2 -3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar, to taste
  • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro leaf, plus 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely grated peeled daikon radishes or 2 tablespoons very thinkly sliced fennel bulbs

directions

  • Place all ingredients except the chopped cilantro and daikon or fennel in blender or food processor; add 2 tablespoons water and process until very smooth. Refrigerate at least an hour to let flavors develop. Stir in chopped cilantro.
  • The dip may be made up to 2 days ahead. Just before serving, sprinkle with the daikon or fennel. Serve with an assortment of raw vegetables.
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    This dip can be made up to 2 days ahead. Cooking time is actually time spent in the refrigerator. Perfect with a crudite platter. From "Vegetable Love" by Barbara Kafka
     
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