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!

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Nutritional values (per serving)

2.1 grams 4.8 grams 2.1 grams 21.1 grams 2.8 grams 212 calories
Total Carbs6.8grams
Fiber4.8grams
Net Carbs2.1grams
Protein2.1grams
Fat21.1grams
of which Saturated2.8grams
Energy212kcal
Magnesium34mg (8% RDA)
Potassium380mg (19% EMR)

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

Ingredients (makes 6 servings)

Serving Suggestions:

Instructions

  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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By Jo Harding
Creator of PaleoCrust.com

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. My food approach is all about awakening a carefree, happier, healthier you whilst reducing inflammation and toxins in the body.

I believe the secret to radiant health starts and ends with a healthy gut so my recipes are all grain, gluten, dairy and refined sugar free. I love wholesome, natural food. Heaps of vegetables, healthy fats, eggs, nuts, organic meat, fish and some low GI fruits as a treat. It’s about keeping things simple but using these food groups in a fun, creative way to nourish and support your body. No fads, no myths, no preservatives. Just real food, the way nature intended.

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