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Re: peanuts - peanut butter

Rebecca Lamm wrote:

>> ------Original Message------
>>   From: "Maynard S. Clark"
>>   I wonder if these is such a thing
>>   as a truly low-fat approach to peanuts.
>>   I know that there are PURPORTEDLY
>>   low-fat peanut butters that add more
>>   sugar and use less oil, but the best
>>   I've been able to find is uncooked peanuts.
>>   Whatcha all think --
> I have been quite happy making my own peanut butter.  Just 1/2 to 1 cup peanuts in the food processor for 5-7 minutes, stopping periodically to scrape the sides of the container.  No added oil, no added sugar.  I keep it in the refrigerator.

But, isn't that still quite high in fat content?  Like around 7g per tablespoon or something?



Wagner Mitchell Family
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada