This tempting dip and spread is one of the most versatile products I have come across yet. All of the Toby’s flavors are delicious, but for some reason the ideas really began flowing when we picked up a tub of the Lemon Dill variety.
It is very similar in both texture and flavor to the other Toby’s varieties, but the light lemon and dill persuasion seemed to add a new dimension to either the pâté or our creativity. It was excellent as a substitute for cream cheese on our lunch of lox and bagels. We also trialed it as a carrot dip, mixed into hot white rice, and as the creamy addition to coleslaw. All were delicious.
Yet, the most intriguing suggestion I have found comes from Jennifer McCann, the author of “Vegan Lunch Box,” and a blog by the same name. She filled jumbo pasta shells with the Lemon Dill Pâté (rather than ricotta), and garnished it with a fresh sprig of dill. I could only imagine this excellent dish, as by the time I found her suggestion our tub of Toby’s was gone!
- Pros: Truly creamy non-dairy dip; Made with organic Non-GMO soybeans; All natural; Vegan; Versatile; Low-fat and no cholesterol
- Cons: Best for those who have a taste for tofu
- Lox & Bagel
- Carrots and Coleslaw
- Adding Complexity to Rice or Pasta
- A Flavorful Ricotta Sub
Where to Buy:
- In Stores – Natural food stores in CA, NV, AZ, NM, CO, UT, ID, MT, WA and AK; Special orders can be made. I had much better luck with Wild Oats for Toby’s, they carried the full range front and center in the refrigerated section.