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Sunflower Seed Tomato Spread (Vegan, Lactose-free, Gluten-free)

For this vegan and lactose-free recipe I’ve used soaked sunflower seeds which are very healthy and good for a balanced diet. I blended them for not too long so as to leave a bit of rustic texture to it.
Course spread
Cuisine German
Servings 250 ml


  • high-speed blender


  • 110 g sunflower seeds soak these in water for approx. 8 hours, then rinse & drain
  • 10 dried tomatoes soak these in in water for a few hours as well, then drain
  • 160 g passata
  • 1 heaped tsp basil
  • 2-3 tsp ground paprika
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • a few pinches ground chili


  • Start by soaking the sunflower seeds in water for approx. 8 hours, then rinse and drain. Also soak the dried tomatoes for a few hours. Then drain.
  • Then simply blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender until smooth. Store in an airtight container in the fridge. Use within a few days. It also tastes great with different herbs and spices.


Enjoy! :)
Keyword Basil, Capsicum / Peppers, nut-free, Spread, Sunflower Sead, Tomato