Easy Artichoke Cream

1 ¼ cups; Prep 5 mins after overnight soaking

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 2 tablespoons raw pine nuts
  • 3/4 cup artichoke hearts
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Method

  1. Place almonds in a bowl, cover them with water and into the fridge. Soak overnight.
  2. Remove almonds skin and let them dry.
  3. Blend the almonds and pine nuts for 2 minutes.
  4. Scrape the sides of the container, add in all the remaining ingredients, and blend for another 2 minutes to form a smooth cream.
  5. Adjust seasonings to taste. Transfer the mix to an airtight container and store in the fridge.

Serve as a dip or spread for your preferred veggies, crackers, breads, sandwich filling or as a side in other dishes.

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