Red Peanut Butter

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This nut butter can be used as a spread alone or with jam. It can also be used as in ingredient to make super silky smoothies, satay sauces or baked into cereal bars.

The main essential to making great nut and seed butters is a high powered food processor or blender. Also patience, patience, patience. Many recipes say add a little oil, but if you have a high powered blender, time, patience and faith you can often manage without.

Red Peanut Butter
Red Peanut Butter
Servings Cook Time
2jars 30minutes
Cook Time
Servings: jars
Servings: jars
  1. Rinse the peanuts and place on a large baking tray.
  2. Roast the peanuts at 180C for 15 minutes. Allow nuts to cool.
  3. Place nuts into a high powered blender.
  4. Mill the nuts for 1 minute. Stop the blender and scrape seeds off the sides if necessary.
  5. Blend the peanuts for several minutes until it turns into a paste. Stop the blender and scrape seeds off the sides if necessary.
  6. If you want a smoother texture continue to blend for longer. I waited until mine was silky smooth and shiny with oil.
  7. Put the butter into jars, add the lids and leave to cool.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Red Peanut Butter
Amount Per 100g
Calories 567 Calories from Fat 450
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 50g 77%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Polyunsaturated Fat 20g
Monounsaturated Fat 17g
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 7%
Iron 47%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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