Recipes: Chili Spiced Nuts

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What happens when you marry the savory taste of nuts with a kick of spice?

Uhh, deliciousness, that’s what.

We have a feeling today’s recipe will go over well with most of our readers. Nuts are a snacking favorite because they give you protein and are easy to eat, but some people can find them dry and tasteless.

Not anymore.

You’ll love your pistachios, pecans, and almonds with a coating of cumin, paprika, garlic powder, and ginger. One serving is only 168 calories too, so grab a handful and enjoy!

Here’s the lowdown on today’s nut recipe.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of raw pecan halves
  • 1 cup of raw pepitas
  • 1 cup of shelled pistachios
  • 1 cup of raw almonds
  • 3 tablespoons of coconut oil, melted
  • 3 tablespoons of coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 1/4 of a teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/2 of a teaspoon of garlic powder

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F. Lightly grease a rimmed baking sheet with coconut oil.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all of the nuts with the coconut oil. Toss them to coat.
  3. In another bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Mix them well, and then sprinkle the nuts over, mixing until fully combined.
  4. Spread the nuts over the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, stir, and then bake until they’re golden and toasty (about 10 minutes).

 

Nutritional Facts

Servings: 1

Calories: 168

Fat: 14g

Carbohydrates: 6g

Sodium: 78mg

Fiber: 3g

Protein: 5g

 

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