5 minute nut butter recipe
Makes one pint jar, approximately 14 servings
- 16 oz. unsalted nuts – cashews, almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts, pecans and walnuts all work well
Place nuts in food processor and cover with lid. Process on low for 1-2 minutes until mixture is finely crumbled. Process on high for 2-3 more minutes until desired consistency is met. The longer you process the nuts, the smoother the end product will be.
Note: The nuts will go through three phases:
- Finely crumbled
No oil, salt or sugar is needed. The globby/ball stage will last only a few seconds before smoothing out. Store nut butter in pint jar for up to two weeks. No stirring needed prior to use.
Nutrition analysis per 2 Tbsp. serving: 180 calories, 16 g fat, 7 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 8 g protein, 0 mg sodium