Vegetarian Parmazano "Cheese"

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“Sprinkle this delightful topping over pasta or pizza, use in "uncheese" recipes, or wherever you would normally use Parmesan cheese.”
1 1/2 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. *Toblanch almonds, place them in enough water to completely cover.
  2. Bring to a boil and simmer for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Drain and allow to cool, or rinse under cold tap water for rapid cooling.
  4. Pinch skins between thumb and forefinger at the base of each almond.
  5. Skins will slip off readily.
  6. Place all the ingredients in a food processor, and process for several minutes until the almonds are very finely ground.
  7. Store in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator.
  8. Note: This is very easy to make if you have a food processor.
  9. If you do not have one, you can grind it in an electric nut, spice, or coffee mill.
  10. Blenders are not recommednded for grinding almonds, since more time and frequent stopping to stir the mixture are necessary.

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