Serve as a dip for veggies or as a spread for your favorite whole grain crackers. It also makes a great addition to sandwiches or wraps. For variety, try substituting fresh dill for mint leaves. Recipe courtesy of The Modern Ayurvedic: Healthful, Healing Recipes for Life, published by Arsenal Pulp Press.
In a blender or food processor, mince onions. Add mint leaves and pulse until leaves are finely chopped. Add sun-dried tomatoes, salt, and cream cheese and blend until smooth. Add pine nuts and pulse until just mixed.
Toasting pine nuts really brings out their flavor. While they are toasting, watch them carefully as they will not take more than a few minutes to brown. Here are 2 different methods for toasting:
Non-vegetarians can omit the pine nuts and add 1 cup cooked tuna or salmon.