Creamy Cashew Spread

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Prep Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Course Appetizers, Side Dishes, Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 165.02 kcal


  • Food Processor
  • Refrigerator


  • 1 cup cashews raw
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed, no sugar added or preservatives
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper fresh cracked
  • 1 tsp basil fresh, chopped
  • 1 tsp parsley fresh, chopped


  • Place cashews in a medium sized bowl and cover with water. Soak overnight in the fridge.
  • Drain the cashews, reserving the soaking water.
  • Place the cashews, 2 tbsp of reserved soaking water, lemon juice, basil, parsley, tahini, salt and pepper in a food processor; pulse until smooth. Add 1 tbsp of water at time to help thin spread if desired.
  • Transfer to a airtight lidded container and place in the fridge until ready to serve.


Serve with whole wheat crackers or as a spread for wraps and sandwiches.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Cashew Spread
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 165.02 Calories from Fat 119
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.24g20%
Saturated Fat 2.26g14%
Sodium 298.8mg13%
Potassium 192.3mg5%
Carbohydrates 8.94g3%
Fiber 1.22g5%
Sugar 1.7g2%
Protein 5.27g11%
Vitamin A 41.13IU1%
Vitamin B1 0.15mg10%
Vitamin B2 0.05mg3%
Vitamin B3 0.5mg3%
Vitamin B5 0.25mg3%
Vitamin B6 0.11mg6%
Vitamin C 3.43mg4%
Vitamin E 0.25mg2%
Vitamin K 9.44µg9%
Calcium 28.41mg3%
Copper 0.61mg31%
Folate 12.46µg3%
Iron 2.07mg12%
Manganese 0.49mg25%
Magnesium 77.27mg19%
Phosphorus 179.89mg18%
Selenium 6.42µg9%
Zinc 1.65mg11%
Ess-Methionine 114.32mg
Ess-Tryptophan 87.58mg
Ess-Threonine 202.22mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 276.37mg
Ess-Arginine 637.26mg
Ess-Lysine 255.7mg
Ess-Leucine 423.83mg
Ess-Isoleucine 228.6mg
Ess-Histidine 135.32mg
Ess-Valine 314.19mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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