Healthy Zucchini & Walnut Dip

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This easy and healthy zucchini dip is made with walnuts, red onion, garlic, lemon, dill, and mix of seasoning! Ready in less than 20 mins this is the perfect zucchini recipe for this season! Enjoy it on toasted bread, flatbread or crackers!

The recipe is plant-based (no eggs, dairy-free). This is one healthy zucchini dip as it has no oil. Another advantage of this recipe is that it is also quick and easy to prepare! It is also gluten-free.

This Zucchini and Walnut Dip is ready in less than 20 mins. It is prepared with only clean whole food ingredients.

This meal is really satiating. It makes a great healthy lunch or dinner idea. 

You can also make a big batch and have it for breakfast or as a snack.

To keep it fresh, you might want to use a vacuum container. Store any leftovers in the fridge.

Simple whole food ingredients

This tasty Zucchini and Walnut Dip is prepared with clean whole food ingredients. There are no additives or preservatives, no oils that can harm your health.

It is so easy to make with 8 simple ingredients (without salt and pepper), which are as follows:

  • Zucchini
  • Raw walnuts
  • Red onion
  • Fresh dill
  • Garlic
  • Lemon juice
  • Nutritional yeast
  • Ground flax seeds

How to make this Zucchini & Walnut Dip?

The recipe is really simple and easy. It is ready in less than 20 mins and is so rich and tasty.

It has only 3 simple steps.

Step 1: Place the shredded zucchini in a pan. Season with salt and cook until the water evaporates or around 10-15 min.

Step 2: Meanwhile, pulse the raw walnuts in a food processor until finely chopped.

Step 3: When the zucchini are ready, add all other ingredients (chopped walnuts, shredded onion, pressed garlic, lemon juice, chopped dill, nutritional yeast, ground flax seeds, and black pepper) to the pan. Mix everything well.

Enjoy!

For the full ingredients listmeasurements, and instructions, please find the recipe card below.

Great for Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight, whole plant foods are your best choice.

This is whole natural plant food spread without any oil.

Oil is the most calorie-dense food that is devoid of any nutrition. It is simply empty calories.

Instead, you get to eat whole walnuts.

These are rich in fiber and slow to digest to keep you full for longer and avoid overeating.

Optimized for great health

The raw walnuts and flax seeds are rich in Omega-3, keeping your heart and brain healthy.

With garlic and onion, which protect the good bacteria in your gut and keep the bad ones away.

The fresh parsley and dill are full of antioxidants and micronutrients which are vital for detoxification.

Only whole plant foods, as usual, to keep you full for longer and stop you from overeating!

This Zucchini and Walnut Dip is:

  • Plant-based
  • Whole food
  • Oil-free
  • Gluten-freе
  • Rich in healthy Omega-3
  • Easy to make
  • Ready in less than 20 mins
  • Healthy
  • Full of flavor
  • Delicious on a loaf of bread, toast, or crackers!

How to serve this Zucchini & Walnut Dip?

My family loves healthy dips and spreads as they are usually easy to make. We often eat this zucchini dip on a loaf of my delicious No Knead Einkorn Bread. You can check my super healthy and nutritious whole food bread recipes section.

You can also serve this rich and flavorful Zucchini Dip with some flatbread, crackers, or pita bread.

Or prepare a delicious sandwich with it, such as my healthy Zucchini Dip Sandwich. Just add some fresh veggies and your healthy lunch, dinner, breakfast or snack is ready in no time!

For more whole food dips and spreads, check the plant-based recipes below:

Should you give this Zucchini & Walnut Dip a try, please leave a comment and recipe rating below. Or snap a picture and don’t forget to tag me in your Instagram or Facebook post with @wellnessdove and #wellnessdove, I would love to see your remakes!

Easy and Healthy Zucchini & Walnut Dip | Whole Plant Foods

Easy and Healthy Zucchini & Walnut Dip | Whole Plant Foods

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This easy and healthy zucchini dip is made with walnuts, red onion, garlic, lemon, dill, and mix of seasoning! Ready in less than 20 mins, this is the perfect zucchini recipe for this season! It is plant-based, gluten-free, and oil-free.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place the shredded zucchini in a pan. Season with salt and cook until the water evaporates or around 10-15 min.
  2. Meanwhile, pulse the raw walnuts in a food processor until finely chopped.
  3. When the zucchini are ready, add the chopped walnuts, shredded onion, pressed garlic, lemon juice, chopped dill, nutritional yeast, ground flax seeds, and black pepper to the pan. Mix everything well.
  4. Enjoy this delicious Zucchini & Walnut Dip on a loaf of bread, toast, or crackers!

Notes

  • You don't need to add any water to the pan. When you season zucchini with salt, they will release their water. Cook until it evaporates, so your dip is not watery.
  • To shred the zucchini I use my food processor. It is so easy.

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