Pistachio & cardamom butter

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:15 mins
  • Cook:10 mins
  • plus cooling
  • Easy
  • makes 1 jar

A storecupboard twist on traditional nut butters, with moreish pistachios and cardamom pods

Nutrient Unit
kcal 87
fat 7g
saturates 1g
carbs 3g
sugars 1g
fibre 2g
protein 3g
salt 0.1g


  • 10 cardamom pods
  • 400g pistachio nut kernals
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp sea salt flakes
  • 2-3 tsp groundnut oil
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  • STEP 1

Remove the seeds from the cardamom pods and finely crush them in a pestle and mortar.

  • STEP 2

Tip the nuts into a food processor, add the crushed cardamom, maple syrup and salt. Blend for 7-8 mins, until you’re left with a smooth nut butter, to loosen the consistency, add a drizzle of oil and blend again.

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