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Peanut and Pumpkin Seed Butter

On meal plan 1, this peanut and pumpkin seed butter is served for 3 breakfasts and 3 lunches. Make this batch twice in the month

Serve 25g each portion, on a slice of homemade bread

2 slices for smaller eaters, 3 for active adults or growing teens. Ten slices available for each meal




peanut and pumpkin seed butter in a small white dish

Peanut and pumpkin seed butter

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Packed Lunch
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Dairy Free
Freezes Well
Gluten Free
Servings: 52 servings
Cost per portion 10p
Calories: 164.27kcal
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  • 400 g salted peanuts
  • 150 g pumpkin seeds
  • 70 ml veg oil

To Serve

  • 52 slices home made bread from your baking this week


  • You really need a food processor or blender to make this
  • Pile all the ingredients in
  • Blitz until smooth. It might take several minutes to become nut butter. It’s fairly runny so as not to need any butter or spread with it.
  • If it’s a little too stiff, just add more oil.
  • Store in sterilised jars. Makes just under 2lb jar.

Equipment Needed

jar to store


The salt value excludes any you have added yourself, as each family's tastes will differ
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Nutrition Facts
Peanut and pumpkin seed butter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 164.27 Calories from Fat 61
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.79g10%
Saturated Fat 1.93g12%
Sodium 150.51mg7%
Potassium 83.03mg2%
Carbohydrates 20.65g7%
Fiber 1.6g7%
Sugar 0.11g0%
Protein 6.03g12%
Vitamin C 0.05mg0%
Calcium 12.77mg1%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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