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Ginger-Orange Almonds and Pears

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts
Cook time 25 mins
Yield Serves 10 (makes 2 1/2 cups) (serving size: 1/4 cup)
Crystallized ginger and ground ginger give extra kick to this morning flavor-lifter for hot cereal or yogurt.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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

  5. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.