Nut Crackers with Dip
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 4
- 2 cups almonds
- ½ cup flaxseeds
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 4 tablespoons lemon juice
- ½ cup pine nuts
- 1 cup hazelnuts
- ¼ cup olive oil
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- ½ cup fresh basil, chopped
Soak the almonds for 12 hours in water. Drain and rinse.
Grind the flaxseeds to a powder in a coffee grinder.
In a food processor, process the almonds, ground flaxseeds, ½ teaspoon salt, and 2 tablespoons lemon juice until smooth.
Spread the cracker batter on dehydrator trays with nonstick sheets. Dehydrate at 115°F for 24 hours.
To prepare the dip, place the pine nuts, hazelnuts, olive oil, the remaining 2 tablespoons lemon juice and ½ teaspoon of salt, and the garlic in a food processor and process until smooth. Add the chopped basil and pulse until it is mixed into the dip.
Calories: 942 | Fat: 87 g | Protein: 26 g | Sodium: 589 mg | Fiber: 18 g
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