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Citrus Pine Nut Butter

Add lemon zest, orange zest, and lime zest to pine nut butter for a bright and fresh take on nut butter. You can also use...

Citrus Pine Nut Butter

Add lemon zest, orange zest, and lime zest to pine nut butter for a bright and fresh take on nut butter. You can also use this butter in shortbread cookies. This recipe comes from Nut Butters by Mary Loudermilk.

4
Servings
472
Calories Per Serving

Notes

This butter will get more flavorful with time, so I suggest making it a day before you plan to use it.

Reprinted with permission from Nut Butters @ 2015 by Mary Loudermilk, Sterling Publishing Co., Inc. Photos by Mary Loudermilk 

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups pine nuts
  • 1 Tablespoon white sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon zest
  • 2 Tablespoons orange zest
  • 2 Tablespoons lime zest
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

Process the pine nuts in the food processor until completely smooth, 5 to 10 minutes, scraping down the sides with a spatula as necessary.

Combine the sugar and zests and pinch together with clean fingers until fragrant. Add to the pine nut butter and process again until smooth.

Add salt as needed for taste.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving472
Total Fat46g71%
Sugar6gN/A
Saturated3g17%
Protein9g19%
Carbs14g5%
Vitamin A1µgN/A
Vitamin C12mg21%
Vitamin E6mg32%
Vitamin K36µg45%
Calcium24mg2%
Fiber3g14%
Folate (food)25µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)25µg6%
Iron4mg21%
Magnesium171mg43%
Monounsaturated13gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg15%
Phosphorus389mg56%
Polyunsaturated23gN/A
Potassium419mg12%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg9.5%
Sodium185mg8%
Sugars, added3gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg16.9%
Zinc4mg29%