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Muhamarra Sauce with Almond Flour and Almond Butter

Created by Rachel Zemser, food scientist, on behalf of the Almond Board of California



Serves: 1 oz (30g)
Sauce Ingredients
  • 156g fire roasted red pepper, minced
  • 42g Almond flour
  • 14g Almond butter
  • 14g water
  • 17g tomato paste
  • 14 g pomegranate molasses
  • 4g lemon juice concentrate
  • 1g red pepper flakes
  • 17g olive oil
  • 2g salt
Garnish ingredients
  • Chopped almonds, as desired
Preparations Instructions:
  1. Combine all ingredients together in a large bowl, or for a smoother texture, puree them together in a food processor.
  2. Serve in a bowl and top with chopped almonds for garnish.
  3. This batch makes about 9, 1 oz portions (30 g).
Shelf Stable Version*
  1. Check pH to ensure it’s below 4.6 (following FDA acidified food regulation).
  2. Adjust pH with citric acid or lemon juice concentrate if pH is below 4.6.
  3. Heat product up to temperature 185F — 220F (depending on final pH, processing procedures).
  4. Hot fill into jars, pouches, containers.
For Refrigerated Version (shorter shelf life)
  1. Check pH for quality and flavor purposes (4.2 to 4.7 range).
  2. Heat product up to temperatures of 185F – 220F.
  3. Cool quickly following food service cool down procedures (rapid cool down on ice).
  4. Store refrigerated.
Nutritional Info
Per Serving
Calories 45
Total Fat 3.5g
Sodium 95mg
Total Carbohydrate 2g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugar 1g
Protein 1g
Calicium 18mg
Potassium 74mg

  • For a thicker or higher-protein dip, swap almond flour for almond protein powder (defatted almond flour).
  • For a soup, increase water to reach your desired thickness.
  • Citric acid or added lemon juice can be omitted for a less tangy flavor in refrigerated versions.
  • *To be made in FDA-approved facilities or by trained food canners.  

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