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Credit: Romulo Yanes

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
45 mins
Yield:
Yield: 6 packages (about 7 1/2 cups) (serving size: 1/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350ºF with a rack in center. Line a baking sheet with foil and mist with cooking spray.

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  • In a large bowl, whisk egg whites with 2 Tbsp. water until very frothy and thick, about 2 minutes. Whisk in brown sugar until completely mixed in, then stir in pecan halves until coated.

  • Stir together chili powder, cumin and salt. Sprinkle over nuts; toss until well coated. Spread nuts in a single layer on baking sheet. Bake, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 25 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl, sprinkle with zest and toss to mix. Let cool, tossing occasionally to break up clusters.

Nutrition Facts

160 calories; fat 14g; saturated fat 1g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 8g; fiber 2g; iron 1mg; sodium 89mg; calcium 21mg.
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