Toast almonds in a small dry skillet for 2 minutes until fragrant.
Place all ingredients, except olive oil, in food processor and pulse a few times until finely crumbled. Slowly add olive oil and process until smooth. Cover and chill. Can be made a week in advance.
Serve sauce with sliced English cucumber, whole lightly salted almonds, julienned carrots, slices of toasted baguette bread, halved and cleaned mini colored peppers, snap peas or any of your favorite veggies.