Spicy Nuts or Seeds
These simple-to-prepare nuts/seeds make a wonderful salad topping or simple snack.
- 1 cup slivered or whole almonds (or pecans, walnuts, pumpkin seeds)
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or agave)
- 1/4 tsp cayenne
- pinch Salt
Preheat oven to 350 F.
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silpat sheet.
In a medium bowl, mix together all four ingredients. Spread out the nuts or seeds onto the prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 8-10 minutes until topping on nuts/seeds start to brown and have become drier and somewhat crunchy. They will continue to harden as they cool.
*adapted from Rouxbe recipe
Nutritional information??for two tablespoons made with slivered almond:
110 calories, 3g protein, 0 g cholesterol, 40 mg calcium, 1 mg iron