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Spicy Herb Roasted Nuts





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Makes 5 cups

This roasted nut recipe is perfect for the holidays as it features herbs traditionally used at Thanksgiving and Christmas, such as sage, thyme, and savory.

Spicy Herb Roasted Nuts




James Carrier
 1 1/2 cups almonds
 1 1/2 cups walnut halves
 1 cup hazelnuts
 1 cup pecan halves
 1/2 cup maple syrup
 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage leaves
 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves
 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh savory leaves
 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh marjoram leaves
 3 tablespoons olive oil
  About 1 teaspoon kosher salt
Step 1
1

Mix almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, maple syrup, cayenne, oregano, sage, thyme, rosemary, savory, marjoram, and oil in a 10- by 15-inch rimmed pan. Sprinkle nuts with 1 teaspoon salt.

Step 2
2

Bake in a 300° oven, stirring occasionally, until all liquid evaporates and nuts are golden under the skin (break open to test), about 45 minutes.

Step 3
3

Let cool. Taste and add more salt if desired.

Step 4
4

Nutritional analysis per 1/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Makes 5 cups


Amount Per Serving
Calories 217Calories from Fat 79
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g30%

Saturated Fat 1.7g9%
Cholesterol 0.0mg0%
Sodium 77mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 11g4%

Dietary Fiber 2.3g10%
Protein 4.2g9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.