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Creamy Cashew Spread

This cashew butter blends cashews with lemon juice, tahini and fresh herbs for irresistibly rich flavor.

Ingredients

    Makes 1/2 cup servings

  • 1
    cupraw cashews
  • 2
    tablespoonsfresh lemon juice
  • 1
    tablespoontahini
  • 1/2
    teaspoonsalt
  • 1/2
    teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
  • 2
    teaspoonsminced fresh herbs, such as basil, parsely, or oregano (optional)
  • Melba toast, crackers, pita chips or pretzel chips

Instructions

  1. Rinse cashews and place in medium bowl. Cover with water by at least 2 inches. Soak at least 4 hours or overnight. Drain cashews, reserving soaking water.
  2. Place cashews, 2 tablespoons reserved water, lemon juice, tahini, salt and pepper in pitcher of KitchenAid ® Torrent ™ Blender.
  3. Cover and blend on medium-high speed 2 minutes or until smooth, stopping once to scrape sides. Add additional water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is reached.
  4. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Stir in herbs, if desired, just before serving. Serve with Melba toast.