Quick Gut-Healing Lemon Paste

Lemon paste adds a new flavor dimension to boost your soups, stews, seafood and even juices and smoothies!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Dressings
Keyword: Dressing, lemon
Servings: 4 people


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


  • Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Simmer until salt dissolves (1-2 minutes) turn to medium-low heat.
  • Cover and cook until lemon rinds start to look translucent. (about 12 minutes)
  • Set aside to cool, transfer to a food processor or high-speed blender. Blitz until smooth and thick.
  • Add a tablespoon of water if you think it needs to be thinner. It should be a spreadable paste.
  • Transfer to an 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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