Smoked Salsa Rosa

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 8 people
Smooth, creamy, and lightly spiced, this Smoked Salsa Rosa adds a southwest kick to any of your recipes. Use it as a spread on a tempeh burger, in a sandwich, as a dip or as a creamy kale salad dressing!

How It's Made


  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 1/2 cups red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • 1 1/2 dried chipotle pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • pepper to taste


  1. Rehydrate the chipotle pepper in some warm water for about 10 minutes.
  2. Mix all the ingredients in a food processor until completely smooth.
Marie Richer
Recipe By

Marie Richer

Marie’s passion for healthy, organic food is evident in everything she does. She specializes in vegan and raw cooking with a special focus on the nutritional wonders of nuts and dried fruits. We’d tell you to visit her website, but you’re already on it!