Raw wilted chicory with vegan bechamel sauce

I’m happy to share with you this surprising recipe that involved raw chicory and vegan bechamel sauce. Yes, that’s right, a bechamel sauce that doesn’t contain any butter, flower or milk and yet feels and taste like a bechamel. In the matter of 10 minutes, dishes included, you will get a nourishing raw lunch with ingredients that kept all their integrity nutrients and vitamins.

All you need to prepare this delicious dish is:

  • A power blender
  • 1 cup cashew nuts
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Grated nutmeg to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 2 chicories
  • 1 celery stalk (optional)
  • 4 walnuts (optional)

1- Wilt the chicory

Slice the chicory and put it in a bowl with a little salt. Gently mix with your hand the chicory to let the salt wilt the chicory. The volume will drop by half and it will lose a lot of water. While the chicory is wilting, cut the celery and prepare the nuts.

2- The bechamel sauce

Put in the blender the cashew nuts and the water. Blend a few minutes until the cashews become a very smooth cream. add to taste the nutmeg and pepper.

3- Dress the plate

Gently squeeze the water out of the chicory and put it in a plate with the sliced celery and walnuts. Add the sauce, mix and enjoy!

Tip: you can add more or less water according to the desired thickness of the bechamel. You want is warm? Simply add boiled water during the making of the sauce.

By Published On: April 13th, 2021Categories: We cookTags: ,