Sweet Ginger Cashew Butter

Mix this sweet ginger cashew butter with some coconut milk and soy sauce to make a sweet and slightly tangy salad...
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Sweet Ginger Cashew Butter
Mary Loudermilk
Sweet Ginger Cashew Butter

Mix this sweet ginger cashew butter with some coconut milk and soy sauce to make a sweet and slightly tangy salad dressing. This recipe comes from Nut Butters by Mary Loudermilk.

4
Servings
56
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

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

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups cashews
  • 1/3 Cup candied ginger, chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ Teaspoon salt, plus additional for taste

Directions

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

Add the candied ginger to the processor and process for another 2 minutes, or until smooth.

Add the ground ginger and salt and process for another minute.

Add more salt as needed for taste.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
13g
14%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
14g
11%
Calcium, Ca
3mg
0%
Magnesium, Mg
1mg
0%
Phosphorus, P
2mg
0%
Sodium, Na
17mg
1%
Water
4g
0%

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