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Friday, 8 September 2017

PISTOUNADE (BASIL AND ALMOND DIP)

PISTOUNADE
(BASIL AND ALMOND DIP)

If you are looking for an original, tasty, healthy and easy dip, it is right here : the Pistounade. Direct from the Provence (pistou is the Provencal name for basil). This mixture of basil, almond, green olives and garlic is the perfect dip you were looking for ages...With a fresh crusty baguette, it is absolutely awesome.






PISTOUNADE
A quick glance in your kitchen...

In your fridge
Lemon
Fresh basil leaves

In your cupboard
Pitted green olives
Garlic
Olive oil
Ground almond

PISTOUNADE
For a little jar 


200g 7,05 oz of pitted green olives 
2 garlic cloves
3 tbsp of olive oil 
A dozen of fresh basil leaves 
2 rounded tbsp of ground almonds 
The juice of a lemon

Using a hand blender, blitz smooth the olives with the garlic, olive oil, basil and lemon.
Transfer in a bowl and add manually the ground almonds. Combine well.
Set aside in the fridge and serve with fresh crusty bread or raw vegetables.


Pistounade

Pour 1 bol
200g d’olives vertes dénoyautées
2 gousses d’ail
3 CAS d’huile d’olive
Une douzaine de feuilles de basilic frais
2 généreuses CAS d’amandes en poudre
Le jus d’1 citron

A l’aide d’un mixeur plongeant, réduire en purée les olives avec l’ail, l’huile, le basilic et le citron.
Transférez la mixture dans un récipient et ajoutez-y les amandes en poudre. Mélangez bien.
Réservez au frais et servir accompagné de pain frais ou de légumes crus.

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