Quick Gut-Healing Lemon Paste

Level 1 Lemon Paste

Quick Gut-Healing Lemon Paste

Lemon paste adds a new flavor dimension to boost your soups, stews, seafood and even juices and smoothies! And, because it uses rinds where the majority of the fruit’s vitamin c lives, you’ll get an extra pop of it in your dishes!

  • Prep Time 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time 20 Minutes
  • Total Time 25 Minutes
  • Serves 4 People


  • 1 Lemon, large. Ends trimmed, sliced to 1/4 inch rounds, seeds removed.
  • 4 tbsp Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Himalayan pink salt


  1. Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan over medium high heat.
  2. Simmer until salt dissolves (1-2 minutes), turn to medium-low heat.
  3. Cover and cook until lemon rinds start to look translucent. (about 12 minutes)
  4. Set aside to cool, transfer to food processor or high speed blender. Blitz until smooth and thick.
  5. Add a tablespoon of water if you think it needs to be thinner. It should be a spreadable paste.
  6. Transfer to airtight container. Pour a thin layer of olive oil on top to preserve. Cover and keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.


Choose smooth skinned lemons when possible, as they contain more juice.

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