Keto Avocado & Basil Dip

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This luxury Basil and Pine Nut Avocado Dip is a wonderful keto alternative to hummus. Pairs well with grain free crackers like these Keto Rosemary & Onion Crackers, as a dip for raw crudités, tossed through a crunchy salad or my favourite, smothered over scrambled eggs. The toasted pine nuts add a real buttery depth of flavour that will keep you coming back for more!


Nutritional values (per serving)

2.1 grams 4.8 grams 2.1 grams 21.1 grams 2.8 grams 212 calories
Total Carbs6.8grams
Net Carbs2.1grams
of which Saturated2.8grams
Magnesium34mg (8% RDA)
Potassium380mg (19% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (4%), protein (4%), fat (92%)

Ingredients (makes 6 servings)

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  1. Preheat the oven to 200 °C/ 400 °F (fan assisted). Place the pine nuts on a baking tray and roast for 6 minutes until golden. Alternatively, dry-roast on a hot skillet for a few minutes, mixing frequently.
  2. Remove the skin and stone from the avocados. Place the avocado meat, 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, fresh basil (reserve some for toping), lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper and pine nuts (reserve some for toping) in a high speed food processor. Keto Avocado & Basil Dip
  3. Blitz until smooth and then transfer into a bowl. Keto Avocado & Basil Dip
  4. Top with the remaining pine nuts, fresh basil and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Option to add a touch more salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately or store covered in the fridge for up to 5 days. Keto Avocado & Basil Dip
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Food is one of life’s most powerful medicines. I’m a true testament that once you find the right approach for you, you can overcome poor health through the healing power of food.

I believe the secret to radiant health starts and ends with a healthy gut so my recipes are all grain, gluten and refined sugar free. Most are also dairy-free.

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