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Recipes with Almonds

Definitely, almonds are a food that should be present in any diet, especially in vegetarian and vegan diets. Almonds have a high content of monounsaturated fatty acids (oleic acid ) and contain considerable amounts of vitamin E (24 mg). Besides being very energy and a good source of fiber, are rich amounts of calcium, magnesium and protein: eating two almonds is equivalent to drinking a glass of milk. Almonds are an essential element to prevent heart disease and improve blood circulation.

They are basic in the Mediterranean diet, which is reputed to be a very healthy and balanced cuisine .

GENERAL COOKING TIP: If you buy the almonds with skin and want to easily peel them, put them a few minutes in a pan of boiling water, then drain in cold water. You will see that the shell comes off very easily.

Chard with Almonds and vegetarian ham


  • 1 kg . of chard
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 onion
  • The juice of three lemons
  • 8 cl . of chicken stock ( 4 tablespoons )
  • 6 cl . of lemon juice ( 3 tablespoons )
  • 40 gr. of Butter
  • 25 cl . of fresh cream
  • Two thick slices of vegetarian ham and chopped
  • 100 gr. of slivered almonds
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Beets are cleaned very well and set aside.
  2. Remove wires of the leaves, wash well and cut into pieces about 5 cm .
  3. Get 2 liters of water in a saucepan.
  4. In a cup, dissolve tablespoons of flour in a little water and pour into the pot .
  5. Season with salt and boil .
  6. Add a splash of lemon and boil the leaves in the water , during 30 minutes.
  7. Brown almonds in a nonstick skillet .
  8. When the leaves are cooked , drain and reserve the broth. Pass to a large skillet.
  9. Add the sliced onions , and then the broth , a splash of lemon and butter.
  10. Season with salt and pepper. Put the lid and let cook for 10 minutes.
  11. Remove the lid and let the liquid evaporate with heat.
  12. Wash well the green leaves of the chard. Chop and sauté in a pan with some diced onion and diced vegetarian ham . Allow to warm .
  13. Beat an egg in a bowl and put in the same green chard.
  14. Mix well and make balls with your hands , like meatloaf , draining well the egg.
  15. Put in flour and fry in hot oil, joining the rest of the dish .
  16. Sprinkle flour on the whole and mixed.
  17. Add the cream gradually , stirring gently.
  18. Allow to warm a few minutes, without allowing it to boil . Try and add salt and almonds.
  19. Mix everything and move to a warm platter, sprinkle chopped parsley on top .

Almond Cream with port wine


  • 500 gr. of cheese
  • 100 gr. of brown sugar
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 5 tbsp. of port
  • 100 gr. of raisins
  • 250 gr. of heavy cream
  • 100 gr. of almond


  1. Beat the cream cheese with the sugar and lemon zest.
  2. Incorporate the egg yolks, one by one, the port wine and raisins.
  3. While cooling the cream.
  4. Whip the cream and add it to firm cream port.
  5. Serve in bowls with sliced almonds on top.

Almond soup


  • 1 bread
  • 1 liter of milk
  • Brown sugar to taste
  • Cinnamon
  • 200 g . of raw almonds
  • 100 g. of marzipan


  1. Heat the milk with crumbled bread and sugar.
  2. Chop almonds and marzipan .
  3. Mix it with milk.
  4. Serve in individual molds with cinnamon on top .
  5. Allow to cool and ready to serve.

Chocolate and almond cake


  • 180 gr. of wheat flour
  • ½ sachet of baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 170 gr. of brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons of soy milk
  • 150 gr. of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of cocoa
  • 75 gr. of grated black chocolate
  • 50 gr. of slivered almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 180 º C.
  2. Put the sugar in the cup and spray it with a whisk
  3. With mixer ( blender ) , put the butterfly in the blades and mix the eggs with the sugar.
  4. Beat for 5 minutes at speed 3 or until mixture is foamy .
  5. Then slow down and go adding 1 ½ gradually flour and melted butter ( cream or ointment ) .
  6. Mix about 10 seconds. Incorporate yeast and mix thoroughly few seconds at the same speed .
  7. Divide this dough into two equal parts.
  8. In a diluted cocoa, incorporate milk and grated chocolate in the other put slivered almonds .
  9. Spread with butter and flour lightly a special mold.
  10. Pour the two alternating dough. Cook in the oven for about 50 minutes , if you see it is browning too much cover with foil.
  11. Check if the cake is cooked by pricking it with a knife, to remove it must be dry . Let cool before unmolding.

Rice with almonds


  • olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 50 gr. of Almond
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 cup of rice
  • salt


  1. Peel and cut into very thin slices, diced carrot and onion.
  2. Put in a pan 3 tablespoons of olive oil , onion , carrots and almonds.
  3. Put a little salt and pepper.
  4. When the carrot is already squishy we add the rice and stir with a wooden spoon .
  5. Sauté about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Then add 2 ½ cups of water and salt it .
  7. We hope to cook over high heat until dry .
  8. Serve with a sprig of rosemary as a presentation .

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2 Reviews about Recipes with Almonds
on 10/12/2014
Oh my gosh, the almonds with port wine sounds just amazing!! I've never even thought of anything similar to that, that's a great idea! I've been making my own almond butter lately, and it's amazing just how much you can do with it. I eat it all the time mixed into my oats in the morning, or on fruit, or even just a bowl of almond butter and yogurt is great!
on 02/09/2013
I just read here that including almonds in the diet is not necessary to frink milk any more as their calcium intake is a lot way better and natural, but many times you just think that almonds are good for sweet recipes which is very wrong as you can include them in almost all food, you can see this in these recipes

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