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Homemade Nut Butter

Photo: Travis Rathbone

Prep time 8 mins
Yield

Yield: About 1 1/4 cups (serving size: 2 tbsp., made with almonds)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw almonds, cashews, macadamia nuts, pistachios or pecans
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 177
  • fat 16 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 6 g
  • carbohydrate 6 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 144 mg
  • calcium 76 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in bowl of a food processor. Blend, scraping sides of bowl occasionally, until mixture changes from finely chopped to creamy, 5 to 10 minutes. Add more oil and/or salt a little at a time if needed. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 1 week.