Nana Lee's Note:
While almond butter can be made from raw nuts, roasting the nuts just prior to making the butter considerably enhances both flavor and aroma. Directions for roasting are below.
My Private Note
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- 1 cup roasted almonds
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 tablespoon unrefined vegetable oil
- 1To roast the almonds:.
- 2Spread them in a thin layer on a baking sheet.
- 3Bake at 300ºF for about 20 minutes.
- 4Stir a couple of times to assure even roasting.
- 5Making the butter:.
- 6Combine the almonds and salt in a food processor, blender, meat grinder or nut butter machine and process until the nuts are finely ground.
- 7Add the oil and continue processing until the almond butter reaches your desired degree of smoothness, adding more oil if necessary.
- 8For chunky butter, stir in 1/4 cup chopped almonds. Store, tightly covered, in the refrigerator.
- 10Substitute Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts or macadamia nuts for the almonds.
- 11Or combine two or more of these nuts in any proportion.
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Nutritional Facts for Low Carb Homemade Almond Butter T-R-L
Serving Size: 1 (154 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 1258.7
- Calories from Fat 1038
- Total Fat 115.3 g
- Saturated Fat 9.7 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 777.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 35.4 g
- Dietary Fiber 21.7 g
- Sugars 9.0 g
- Protein 40.6 g