SWEET AND SALTY ROASTED NUTS

Spicy seasonings add a bit of zing to roasted nuts for an appetizer that's perfect for any occasion.

 

MAKES 1 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 10 MINUTES

INGREDIENTS

1 egg white

1 tablespoon water

4 cups raw whole cashews, whole almonds, walnut halves, and/or pecan halves

3 tablespoons packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon ground cumin

2 teaspoons chili powder

1 teaspoon garlic salt

⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper

METHOD

STEP 1

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In a medium bowl, combine egg white and water; beat with a fork until frothy. Add nuts; toss to coat. Let stand for 5 minutes.

 

STEP 2

Meanwhile, in a large plastic bag, combine brown sugar, cumin, chili powder, garlic salt, and cayenne pepper. Add nuts; shake well to coat. Spread nuts evenly in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan.

STEP 3

Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until nuts are toasted and coating is dry, stirring twice. Transfer to a large sheet of foil. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.

 

Nutrition Value

 206 Kcal,

16g fat,

3g saturated fat,

2g fiber,

7g protein,

13g carbs