CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Spicy Nuts with Maple GlazeSome snacks rank high in nutrition but be sure to practice portion control.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Some snacks rank high in nutrition but be sure to practice portion control.
Spicy Nuts with Maple Glaze
½ cup pecan halves
½ cup walnut pieces
½ cup whole, unblanched almonds
1 tablespoon maple syrup
½ teaspoon cumin
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
1/8 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Line a 10-by-15-inch jelly-roll pan with parchment paper.
Combine nuts in a mixing bowl. Drizzle syrup over nuts, then sprinkle with seasonings. Toss to coat nuts evenly.
Spread nuts in a single layer on prepared pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes, or until lightly toasted, stirring midway through.
Yield: Serves 6.
Approximate nutritional analysis per ¼-cup serving: 248 calories, 76 percent of calories from fat, 22 grams fat (2 grams saturated), no cholesterol, 9 grams carbohydrates, 7 grams protein, 47 milligrams sodium, 3 grams dietary fiber.
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