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Spicy Cashew Butter

This Spicy Cashew Butter recipe is perfect for when you want something healthy and tasty but you’re too tired or busy to spend a lot of time cooking. A mix of cumin, coriander, ginger, garlic, hot chili powder, and sea salt it’s sure to be a palate-pleaser! Great smeared on toast or thin it out a bit with water and use it as a sauce over some stir-fried or roasted veggies. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Breakfast, dinner, lunch, side, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: nut butter, spicy cashew butter, vegan nut butter
Servings: 12
Calories: 142kcal
Author: Sylvia Eastman


  • 2 tablespoons neutral oil
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons coriander
  • 2 teaspoons ginger
  • 2 teaspoons garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cups cashews


  • In a small saucepan, heat the oil over low heat. Add all of the spices, stir together and fry over medium heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  • Add the the spice/oil mix, and cashews to the blender. Blend until you reach your desired smoothness. Depending on how powerful your blender is and how creamy you want it, this may take a few minutes. 


Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 147mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1.7mg