Pea Nut-less Butter

October 14, 2015

Author Notes: Homemade "peanut" butter for a person, who is allergic to peanuts.Cathoryn

Makes: 1 ½ cups


  • 16 ounces yellow split peas (or dried beans, quinoa, chia seeds)
  • ½ teaspoons salt
  • ½ tablespoons oil
  • ½ tablespoons maple syrup
  • ½ tablespoons cocoa powder (optional)
In This Recipe


  1. Pulse the lentils into a flour in a food processor or blender. You can toast the flour, if desired.
  2. Add the salt, oil, maple syrup
  3. Process for 1 minute: Run the food processor or blender continuously for 1 minute. Stop and scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl.
  4. Repeat processing until spreadable.
  5. To store the leftovers, scrape the butter into a container with a cover, and refrigerate.

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