Creamy Almond Dressing

Creamy Almond Dressing

6 tablespoons blanched almonds, chopped
6 tablespoons water
1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lemon juice
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 tablespoon fresh basil, minced
1/4 teaspoon dill
1/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2-1 cup paleo oil
kosher salt

Place the almonds and water into a blender or food proccesor and turn on high speed to purée. Add remaining ingredients, except for oil, and run to blend and whip thoroughly.

With the motor running, slowly pour in oil and run until the dressing is thick and creamy. (Dressing can be prepared and refrigerated for up to 1 week.)

As stated in the description, you may use 3/4 cup oil and 1/4 cup water or apple juice (or liquid of choice) and get a little thinner dressing. Let sit for a few minutes to thicken up.

From: Low-cholesterol Recipes []
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