I love the way good food looks. Things are beautiful in the "natural," don't you think?
This was my latest experiment...not too bad. Can you even guess what's in my Vitamix?
I'll give you a hint...it was dip for our "homemade" corn tortillas (the last ones till we get back to the good old USA). No tomatoes either...
OK, give up? It is the beautiful orange carrot. Pureed. Yes, that's right.
I put in about 6-8 carrots with water to cover and pureed it. So that's what you see in the bottom under my seasonings.
Seasonings (the artsy part!) from top, going clockwise around to the middle (very rough estimates...I am a shake and pour kind of person sometimes):
2 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. salt (hard to see)
1 tsp. dried onion flakes
1 1/2 tsp. cumin powder
1/2 tsp. dried minced garlic
2 Tbsp. beet juice! =)
and about 1/4 cup of nutritional yeast on top of this
All mixed up, very good. I wanted to see if the beet would make it more red. Not really. But it didn't hurt anything. The finished product still looked orange, just darker. Sort of a cheesy type carrot sauce. And no, it did not taste like overcooked carrots with no flavor. It was very good.
We had this alongside some avocado (Remember our friends? They supply us about once per week!) and corn tortillys and we had us some happy mouths.
...and because I couldn't decide which photo to use, I'll leave you with a parting shot...ain't it perdy?