42 dishes with nuts

Nuts add a hearty flavor that is just right for fall

Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse Tart

Photo by Yunhee Kim; written by Stephanie Spencer

Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse Tart

The interplay of crunchy, fudgy, and silky textures in this ultra-rich dessert makes it a splashy ending to a celebratory meal.

Recipe: Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse Tart

Hazelnut-Crusted Halibut with Apple Salsa

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Hazelnut-Crusted Halibut with Apple Salsa

The crunch of the apples and nuts add nice texture and harmonious flavors to the dish.

Recipe: Hazelnut-Crusted Halibut with Apple Salsa

Apricots with Basil-Goat Cheese and Almonds

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Apricots with Basil-Goat Cheese and Almonds

Deeply flavorful Blenheim apricots (tangier and sweeter than Turkish apricots) and stubby, rich Marcona almonds are worth using here, because in a recipe this simple, the flavors are really noticeable.

Recipe: Apricots with Basil-Goat Cheese and Almonds

Spinach Pomegranate Salad with Pears and Hazelnuts

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Spinach Pomegranate Salad with Pears and Hazelnuts

Pears and pomegranate seeds and juice flavor this tasty fall starter.

Recipe: Spinach Pomegranate Salad with Pears and Hazelnuts

Hazelnut Shortbread Bars

Photo by Yunhee Kim; written by Stephanie Spencer

Hazelnut Shortbread Bars

These addictive cookies—made with a buttery base and a caramelized topping—will carry you through the holiday season, from sweets for Thanksgiving dinner to an easy gift to whip up in December.

Recipe: Hazelnut Shortbread Bars

Fall Salad with Nuts and Pomegranates

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Fall Salad with Nuts and Pomegranates

Toasted walnuts, pomegranate seeds, thyme, and other flavors in this fall salad recipe make it a great first course for your holiday meal.

Recipe: Fall Salad with Nuts and Pomegranates

Candied Pecan, Pear, and Spinach Salad

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Candied Pecan, Pear, and Spinach Salad

Sometimes combining three simple ingredients is all that is needed to create something spectacular, and this recipe is the perfect example.

Recipe: Candied Pecan, Pear, and Spinach Salad

Mediterranean Pistachios and Fruits

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Mediterranean Pistachios and Fruits

Sticky apricots and pomegranate seeds hold onto a blend of warm spices; when you stir them into your favorite cereal or yogurt, they flavor the whole bowl.

Recipe: Mediterranean Pistachios and Fruits

Fruit-and-Nut Breakfast Bars

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Fruit-and-Nut Breakfast Bars

Make these breakfast bars on the weekend and get your daily serving of fruits and nuts right from the start each morning.

Recipe: Fruit-and-Nut Breakfast Bars

Mango Chicken Boats with Macadamia Nuts

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Mango Chicken Boats with Macadamia Nuts

This tasy appetizer is a hit at parties.

Recipe: Mango Chicken Boats with Macadamia Nuts

Almond-Crusted Chicken

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Almond-Crusted Chicken

Who doesn't like chicken nuggets? Now, you can have them without the guilt by using crunchy sliced almonds for the crispy crust.

Recipe: Almond-Crusted Chicken

Squash and Chickpea Fritters with Winter Greens and Hazelnut Salad

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Squash and Chickpea Fritters with Winter Greens and Hazelnut Salad

Warm and crispy veggie fritters accompanied by a crisp seasonal salad makes for a lovely autumn appetizer.

Recipe: Squash and Chickpea Fritters with Winter Greens and Hazelnut Salad

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Photo by Yunhee Kim; written by Stephanie Spencer

Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Our homemade version of Nutella takes just a few minutes to make and has a more intense chocolate flavor than the store-bought kind. Try it in a tart, or slather it on toast.

Recipe: Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Farfalle with Artichokes, Peppers, and Almonds

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Farfalle with Artichokes, Peppers, and Almonds

Ground almonds take the place of pasta's usual parmesan, making this a good vegan choice. Trim raw artichokes down to the very tender hearts and slice them quite thin, so they're crisp but not chewy.

Recipe: Farfalle with Artichokes, Peppers, and Almonds 

 

 

 

Walnut-Zucchini Bread

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Walnut-Zucchini Bread

Reader Mary Watson sent us a recipe for a walnut quick bread that's so good, she serves it for dessert.

Recipe: Walnut-Zucchini Bread

Pork Chops with Butternut Squash, Escarole, and Walnuts

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Pork Chops with Butternut Squash, Escarole, and Walnuts

Apple cider vinegar is great with pork and winter squash; it adds sweet-tart flavor but no extra calories or sodium.

Recipe: Pork Chops with Butternut Squash, Escarole, and Walnuts

Dandelion Greens with Currants and Pine Nuts

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Dandelion Greens with Currants and Pine Nuts

Dandelion greens are quite bitter, so the addition of creamy pine nuts and sweet currants is a great balance.

Recipe: Dandelion Greens with Currants and Pine Nuts

Chocolate Tart with Nut Crust

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Chocolate Tart with Nut Crust

Chocolate is great on its own, but having a chunky nut crust compliments the creamy filling in a delicious way.

Recipe: Chocolate Tart with Nut Crust

Asian Pear, Persimmon, and Almond Salad

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Asian Pear, Persimmon, and Almond Salad

A mix of chartreuse and bronze lettuces--if you can find them--really sets off the fruits' fall colors.

Recipe: Asian Pear, Persimmon, and Almond Salad 

Fall Green Salad with Apples, Nuts, and Pain d’Epice Dressing

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Fall Green Salad with Apples, Nuts, and Pain d’Epice Dressing

The spices in this salad are like those in French gingerbread, or pain d'épice. If you make it with walnut oil, use walnuts; if you make it with hazelnut oil, use hazelnuts.

Recipe: Fall Green Salad with Apples, Nuts, and Pain d’Epice Dressing

Romanesco Broccoli and Toasted Almond Pasta

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Romanesco Broccoli and Toasted Almond Pasta

The nuts and veggies add nice crunchy--and healthy--elements to this pasta dinner.

Recipe: Romanesco Broccoli and Toasted Almond Pasta

Asian Pear, Fennel, and Walnut Salad

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Asian Pear, Fennel, and Walnut Salad

Try this fantastic cool-weather salad when you need a health fix and vegetables are not at their best.

Recipe: Asian Pear, Fennel, and Walnut Salad

A holiday dessert of Caramelized Pears with Toasted Hazelnuts and Chocolate Sorbet.

Photography by James Baigrie; styling by Karen Shinto

Caramelized Pears with Toasted Hazelnuts and Chocolate Sorbet

These golden-brown pears make a stunning finale, and they can be made well ahead of time. Chocolate sorbet adds a deep, rich flavor note.

Recipe:  Caramelized Pears with Toasted Hazelnuts and Chocolate Sorbet

A Thanksgiving side dish of Asian Pear Salad with Pecans.

Photography by Leigh Beisch; food styling by Dan Becker

Asian Pear Salad with Pecans

This salad is all about bold contrasts: crisp pears and pecans with tender frisée, and maple syrup with sharp blue cheese.

Recipe:  Asian Pear Salad with Pecans

A Thanksgiving side dish of Glazed Carrots and Pecans

Photography by James Baigrie; styling by Randy Mon

Glazed Carrots and Pecans

Tender carrots and crunchy pecans get tossed in a sweet brown sugar and ginger glaze for a quick side dish that's easy and delicious.

Recipe:  Glazed Carrots with Pecans

Hazelnut Hummus

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Hazelnut Hummus

Have guests coming and need to whip up something tasty in a flash? Try this delicious nut-based dip.

Recipe: Hazelnut Hummus

A Thanksgiving side dish of Grape, Toasted Almond, and Sweet-Onion Salad.

Photography by Leigh Beisch; styling by Dan Becker

Grape, Toasted Almond, and Sweet-Onion Salad

With juicy grapes and crunchy almonds, this salad is a refreshing first course.

Recipe:  Grape, Toasted Almond, and Sweet-Onion Salad

Nut-Stuffed Delicata Squash

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Nut-Stuffed Delicata Squash

Need a cold-weather vegetarian main dish? These stuffed squash satisfied even the most carnivorous Sunset staff members. Some kind of alchemy takes place with the onions, sage, and nuts to create a distinctly sausagelike flavor.

Recipe: Nut-Stuffed Delicata Squash

cupcake brownies

Photo by Thomas J. Story

Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies

Chewy, and big enough to share—though you may want every bite. For the richest flavor, use dark chocolate and cocoa such as Scharffen Berger.

Recipe:  Chocolate Hazelnut Brownies

 

Sicilian Dried Fruit and Nut Bars (Cuccidati)

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Sicilian Dried Fruit and Nut Bars (Cuccidati)

These easy bar cookies are lovely holiday treats--or delicious any time of year.

Recipe: Sicilian Dried Fruit and Nut Bars (Cuccidati)

 

Green Beans with Lemon and Walnuts

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Green Beans with Lemon and Walnuts

This simple side dish is a great way to use a summer staple in a flavorful way.

Recipe: Green Beans with Lemon and Walnuts

Poached Pear Macadamia and Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese

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Poached Pear, Macadamia, and Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese

This fall salad is bursting with color and flavor from sweet poached pears, crunchy macadamia nuts, creamy goat cheese, and jewel-colored pomegranate seeds--very impressive.

Recipe:  Poached Pear, Macadamia, and Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Pecans

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Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Pecans

The pecans add a bit of sweetness to these Brussels sprouts, making it a perfect holiday side dish.

Recipe: Sauteed Brussels Sprouts with Pecans 

Cinnamon-Hazelnut Pancakes

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Cinnamon-Hazelnut Pancakes

Give this breakfast staple a makeover with the addition of freshly toasted, aromatic hazelnuts.

Recipe: Cinnamon-Hazelnut Pancakes

Chai-Cherry Walnuts

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Chai-Cherry Walnuts

Make this flavorful fruit-and-nut mixture at the beginning of the week and sprinkle it on warm breakfast cereal or yogurt as needed.

Recipe: Chai-Cherry Walnuts

Fruit and Nut Chewy Bars

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Fruit and Nut Chewy Bars

Medjool dates, cranberries, and apples keep these nice and moist.

Recipe: Fruit and Nut Chewy Bars

 

Ginger-Orange Almonds and Pears

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Ginger-Orange Almonds and Pears

Crystallized ginger and ground ginger give extra kick to this morning flavor-lifter for hot cereal or yogurt.

Recipe: Ginger-Orange Almonds and Pears

No-bake Chewy Fruit and Nut Bars

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No-bake Chewy Fruit and Nut Bars

Here's a go-bar that's dense and decadent, but good for you, too.

Recipe: No-bake Chewy Fruit and Nut Bars

Chocolate Candied Almonds

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Chocolate Candied Almonds

These sweet nut confections are totally indulgent, easy to make, great for gift-giving, and completely addictive.

Recipe: Chocolate Candied Almonds

Warm Walnut Spinach Salad

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Warm Walnut Spinach Salad

We love spinach salads. This one is dressed with honey, mustard, mirin, and walnut oil to create something unique. If you don’t have walnut oil, you can substitute another nut oil such, as almond or hazelnut, and switch the chopped nuts to match.

Recipe: Warm Walnut Spinach Salad

Almond and Jam Pastries

Photo by Annabelle Breakey; written by Elaine Johnson, Amy Machnak, and Stephanie Spencer

Almond and Jam Pastries

At many bakeries, these simple breakfast treats are made for the early-morning staff using day-old brioche. A rich baked almond cream covers the toasts, and sliced almonds on top add buttery crunch.

Recipe: Almond and Jam Pastries

Almond and Spice-Crusted Grilled Salmon

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Almond and Spice-Crusted Grilled Salmon

The crust on this salmon is similar to duqqa, a mix of spices, chopped nuts, and sometimes chickpeas used in Egyptian cooking.

Recipe:  Almond and Spice-crusted Grilled Salmon

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