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Did you know you could make a Mexican style crema with almonds?? That's right, this delicious and smooth almond crema has no dairy!
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Almond Crema

Did you know you could make a Mexican style crema with almonds?? That's right, this delicious and smooth almond crema has no dairy!
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people (1 1/2 cups)
Author Dora S.

Ingredients

High Powered Blender Crema:

  • ½ cup Almonds raw
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • ¾ cup Water
  • ¼ cup Almond milk unsweetened ( or vegetable oil)
  • 1 tbsp. Lemon juice fresh

Regular Blender Crema:

  • ½ cup Almonds raw
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • ¼ - ½ cup Water
  • ¼ cup Almond milk unsweetened (or vegetable oil)
  • 1 tbsp. Lemon juice fresh

Instructions

High Powered Blender Crema:

  • Place the almonds, garlic, water,almond milk, and lemon juice in the blender and process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

Regular Blender Crema:

  • Boil water in a small pot and pour over almonds. Let sit overnight at room temperature.
  • The following day peel the almonds. The skins should pop right off.
  • Place the almonds, garlic, almond milk, and lemon juice in the blender. Add ¼ cup of water and process until smooth.
  • If it is too thick, add the remaining ¼ cup of water.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Notes

If you don't mind using oil, use it in place of the almond milk for a smoother sauce.