nutritional information

Per 1/4-cup serving:

  • Calories: 200
  • Protein: 5 g
  • Total Fat: 16 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 3 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 7 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Cayenne-Spiced Roasted Nuts

Makes 5 cups

Try this spicy medley as a party snack or trail mix. Feel free to substitute any type of nut.
Spice Mix
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 ½ tsp. sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. ground allspice, optional
Roasted Nuts
  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • 2 cups dried banana chips
  • 1 cup raw pecans
  • ½ cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 3 Tbs. olive oil

1. Preheat oven to 300°F. To make Spice Mix: Combine all ingredients in small bowl. Set aside.

2. To make Roasted Nuts: Combine all ingredients in large bowl. Add Spice Mix; stir until ingredients are well coated with spices and oil. Spread on 2 baking sheets. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until nuts begin to brown and appear dried, stirring occasionally. Season with salt, if desired, and cool on baking sheets. Store in airtight container.

January/February 2011 p.44

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comments

These spiced nuts were a big hit during the holidays; Gave some as gifts; even some to my veterinarian who is vegan;

Barb McDonell - 2014-01-07 23:15:58