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Indian-Spiced Roasted Nuts

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

Yield 12 servings (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
This simple recipe makes a tasty party snack. Use your favorite nuts, and add a bit of heat with a dash of ground red pepper, if you like.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Dash of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup blanched almonds
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup hazelnuts

Nutrition Information

  • calories 60
  • caloriesfromfat 75 %
  • fat 5 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 3.3 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 3.4 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 44 mg
  • calcium 14 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.

  2. Combine the first 8 ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH for 30 seconds; stir until blended. Add nuts to sugar mixture; toss to coat.

  3. Spread nuts evenly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool.