This is an overhead image of a white bowl filled with a creamy dip. The dip is topped with a drizzle of olive oil and fresh herbs. Around the dip are fresh veggies like cut peppers, radish, carrots, cucumbers, and celery. Recipe

Vegan Cashew Ranch Dip

This recipe for vegan ranch dip is simple, very creamy, and made with cashews. This ranch dip is the perfect dairy free appetizer or snack! 

Prep: 10Cook: 0 minTotal: 10
Servings: 2 cups 1x


  • 2 cups cashews, soaked for 2+ hours and drained
  • 3/4 cup water (fresh, clean water – not the one you used for the soaking)
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 teaspoons celery seed
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil


  1. Soak the cashews in water 2+ hours before you make the dip.
  2. Drain the cashews of any excess water.
  3. In your food processor, process the cashews, new clean water (not the soaking water), and apple cider vinegar until combined.
  4. Add the garlic cloves, celery seed, onion powder, and sea salt and process again until combined and smooth.
  5. Transfer to a bowl and fold in the dill and chives.
  6. Drizzle the top with extra virgin olive oil, and additional chopped herbs.


If you’re in need of a vegan ranch dressing, just thin it out with your favorite milk!

Nutrition Info:

  • Serving Size: 1/8 of the dip
  • Calories: 218
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 66mg
  • Fat: 17.8g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.4g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.2g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Protein: 5.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
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