Creamy Boursin-style Spread Recipe

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Creamy Boursin-style Spread
  • Chef: Meenu Nageshwaran
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

This creamy Boursin -style spread is absolutely addictive and delicious on your favorite crackers or bread. It is also absolutely fantastic in a sandwich and great with crudities.

Ingredients of Creamy Boursin-style Spread

  • 1 cup raw cashew nut (not roasted or salted)
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • Himalayan sea salt or other unrefined mineral salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Mixed Herbs (Fresh or dried)
  • 1-2 tsp lime juice
  • Filtered water/ Soy milk if required

How to Make Creamy Boursin-style Spread

  • 1.Soak the raw cashews in warm filtered water (just enough to cover them) for at least 2 hours with a dash of sea salt. (4-6 hours of soaking in warm water or overnight is also okay.)
  • 2.Pour out the water from the cashews and rinse with fresh water.
  • 3.Add the cashews and other ingredients to a grinder/blender.
  • 4.Process until you get a thick but creamy spread.
  • 5.Add Water/Soya milk if needed.
  • 6.Put into a glass container, cover, and keep in the fridge overnight for all the flavours to mingle.
  • 7.It should stay good for 5-6 days after that if refrigerated.
  • 8.Enjoy with crackers/bread as a dip accompanied by some raw veggies or right off the spoon.
  • 9.Variations:
  • 10.Omit herbs and garlic and use more pepper.
  • 11.Use shallots instead of garlic.
  • 12.To the basic mixture, add 1 teaspoon dried basil or any other favourite herb or use 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs.
  • 13.To the basic mixture, add 2 tablespoons chopped roasted red pepper or sun-dried tomato with onions.
  • 14.To the basic mixture,add de-seeded green chilli and coriander/parsley.