Recipe: Homemade Peanut Butter

Recipe: Homemade Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter is a staple on many food trucks around the country, not only is it a common ingredient in many Asian (Thai in particular) but its also a great way to add a creamy texture to a menu item. The standard peanut butter sold in stores is full of sugar, or when using all natural peanut butter products, have a lack of taste. Today is National Peanut Butter Day, so we felt it would be the perfect time to share a simple and easy peanut butter recipe that can be made in a short time and will allow truck owners to keep their products as natural as possible.

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Homemade Peanut Butter

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Yield: 1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 15 ounces shelled and skinned roasted peanuts
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons peanut oil

Directions

Place the peanuts, salt and honey into the bowl of a food processor. Process for 1 minute.

Scrape down the sides of the bowl. Place the lid back on and continue to process while slowly drizzling in the oil and process until the mixture is smooth, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.

Place the peanut butter in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.

 

Richard is an architect by degree (Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan) who began his career in real estate development and architectural planning. In September of 2010 he created Mobile Cuisine Magazine to fill an information void he found when he began researching how to start a mobile hotdog cart in Chicago. Richard found that there was no central repository of mobile street food information anywhere on the internet, and with that, the idea for MCM was born.

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