Ginger-Orange Almonds and Pears

Ginger-Orange Almonds and PearsRecipe
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts
Crystallized ginger and ground ginger give extra kick to this morning flavor-lifter for hot cereal or yogurt.


Serves 10 (makes 2 1/2 cups) (serving size: 1/4 cup)

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Recipe Time

Cook: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 121
Caloriesfromfat 58 %
Protein 3.2 g
Fat 7.8 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 12 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Sodium 26 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 1/2 cups sliced almonds
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon ground ginger
Zest of 2 oranges
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon minced crystallized ginger
1/2 cup chopped moist-looking dried pears


1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a medium bowl, gently toss and rub almonds with salt, ground ginger, orange zest, oil, honey, and crystallized ginger until evenly coated.

2. Spread almonds on a rimmed baking sheet and bake, turning nuts halfway through baking, until light golden, 5 to 10 minutes total. Let cool completely.

3. Toss almonds with dried pears.

Make ahead: Up to 3 days; 1 week if you add dried pears just before eating.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.