Keto Recipes

Keto Peanut Butter Recipe (Gluten-Free, low Carb)

This homemade low carb keto peanut butter recipe is perfect for so many amazing peanut butter recipes on the keto diet! This 30-minute low carb butter is a recipe you must try if you love creamy peanut butter!

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This peanut butter recipe is easy to make, uses only a handful of ingredients and produces a surprisingly creamy peanut butter that has half the carbs found in store-bought peanut butter!

 

The best part is, that this low carb peanut butter can be used in so many recipes. Peanut butter is something you can add to desserts, meals like chicken with peanut sauce, smoothies, cookies, our famous chocolate peanut butter frosty, or just enjoy a spoon full as a quick snack.

However, not all peanut butter is keto-friendly.  This is all because many store-bought peanut butter brands can be loaded with sweeteners and additives making them not so good for keto diets.

 

Is peanut butter OK on the keto diet?

Peanut butter is okay on the keto diet. Many brands of peanut butter contain roughly 4.1 g net carbs in every 2 tablespoons which is okay on the keto diet. However, with this all-natural peanut butter recipe, there are only 2g net carbs in 2 tablespoons.

 

How much peanut butter can you have on keto?

With this really low carb peanut butter recipe, you can have as much as 6 tablespoons of peanut butter. With this much peanut butter, you’ll be at  6g net carbs for the day from this keto-friendly peanut butter recipe! Compare this to store-bought peanut butter and with 6 tablespoons, you be at 12g net carbs!

 

Tips to make the best keto peanut butter

Use these tips to make your keto diet peanut butter the best it can be:

    1. Use raw peanuts as these are the best. You can even use unshelled peanuts. Just roast them for 5 minutes more.
    2. The taste; you can enrich your peanut butter with vanilla, or sweeteners, like monk fruit, but adding a few drops of the banana extract is a real game-changer.
    3. Wondering about the appearance; well you can make your peanut butter lighter or darker. It all depends on if you peel the outer skin or not. It really does not make any difference in the final taste. To peel the skin, rub warm peanuts with a kitchen towel and the skin will fall off.
    4. To give them a bit of texture, you can toss in 1 tablespoon of roasted peanuts in the last few seconds of processing. This will give a nice crunchy texture to the peanut butter.

 

Ingredients to make keto diet peanut butter

The ingredients you need to make this easy keto peanut butter recipe are very easy to find. You can likely find everything listed below in your local grocery store.

  • 1 cup of raw peanuts
  • Himalayan salt, to taste, optional
  • Monk fruit sweetener, optional

 

How to make homemade keto peanut butter

To make this easy peanut butter recipe, first, you will need to assemble all of the ingredients to make your low carb peanut butter in one place.

 

Next preheat your oven to 350F. Then spread the peanuts in a baking sheet in a single layer and roast for 20 minutes, stirring halfway through.

Cool the peanuts for a few minutes before placing them in a food processor.

Process the roasted peanuts for 5 minutes. Around the three minute mark, the peanut butter will become dough-like. At this point, you can add in your Himalayan salt and monk-fruit if you’re using, and continue to process to 2 more minutes until the peanuts turn into a creamy butter.

Store your finished creamy peanut butter in a mason jar. And don’t forget to use this recipe to make our tasty low carb peanut butter cookies.

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Carbs in this peanut butter recipe

Generally peanut butter has around 4- 6g of carbs. They’re not very high in carbs but some can have some added sugars and other ingredients that aren’t keto approved.  This peanut butter recipe has only 1g of carbs per serving which makes it the best peanut butter for keto.

 

How to store

Place the homemade low carb keto peanut butter recipe in mason jar with a fitted lid to store. You can store this recipe in a pantry at room temperature for up to 3 months or in the refrigerator for up to 5 months.

 

 

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 69 Total Fat: 6g Saturated Fat: 0.8g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 2mg Carbohydrates: 2g Net Carbohydrates: 1g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 0.5g Protein: 3.1g

 

Recipes to try it with

Here are some easy keto recipes that use peanut butter:

 

Keto Peanut Butter (Gluten-Free, low Carb)

Keto Peanut Butter (Gluten-Free, low Carb)

Yield: 12 tablespoons
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Low carb homemade keto peanut butter is perfect for so many recipes on the keto diet! This 30-minute keto peanutbutter recipe is a recipe you must try if you want to enjoy the lowest carb peanut butter on the keto diet.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of raw peanuts
  • Himalayan salt, to taste, optional
  • Monk fruit sweetener, optional

Instructions

    1. To make this recipe, first you will need to assemble all of the ingredients to make your low carb peanut butter in one place.
    2. Then preheat  your oven to 350F. Spread peanuts in a baking sheet in a single layer and roast for 20 minutes, stirring halfway through.
    3. Cool the peanuts for a few minutes before placing them in a food processor.
    4. Process the roasted peanuts for 5 minutes. Around the three minute mark, the peanut butter will become dough like. At this point you can add in your Himalayan salt and monk-fruit if you’re using, and continue to process to 2 more minutes until the peanuts turn into a creamy butter.
    5. Store your finished creamy peanut butter in a mason jar.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 1 tbsp
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 69Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 0.8gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 2mgCarbohydrates: 2gNet Carbohydrates: 1gFiber: 1gSugar: 0.5gProtein: 3.1g

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