Maple Spiced Nuts
When the holidays roll around you are going to be invited to more than a few parties and if you are looking for a fun dish to bring then you can’t go wrong with some spiced nuts. Most spiced nuts are not a healthy option - loaded with butter or sugar.
This is a nice healthy alternative that has some flavor complexity with a subtle balance of sweet from the maple syrup, a touch of heat from the chile de arbol and then some hints of savory that only a good curry powder can provide.
Best of all this is a super simple recipe that can also be used for office parties or if you want to give a flavorful gift made in your kitchen.
- 2/3 cup almonds, shelled, unsalted, and unroasted or raw
- 2/3 cup walnut halves, shelled, unsalted, and unroasted or raw
- 2/3 cup peanuts, shelled, unsalted, and unroasted or raw
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
- 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
- 1/4 teaspoon chile de arbol (or more to taste)
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees
- Combine nuts and seeds in a medium-sized bowl
- Add the maple syrup, syrup and spices and mix thoroughly
- Spray a baking sheet with non stick spray
- Spread the spiced nut mixture on the baking sheet and spread evenly in 1 layer
- Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring once, until nuts are fragrant and lightly toasted