Spice-Roasted Almonds

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Makes: 2 cups (500 mL)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole blanched almonds 500 mL
  • 2 tbsp olive oil 30 mL
  • 2 tsp sea salt 10 mL
  • 2 tsp finely grated lemon zest 10 mL
  • 1 tsp ground cumin 5 mL
  • 1 tsp sugar 5 mL
  • 1/2 tsp each paprika and chili powder 2 mL
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1 mL

Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). In a large bowl, toss together almonds, olive oil, sea salt, lemon zest, cumin, sugar, paprika, chili powder and cayenne pepper.

  • Step 2

    Spread in single layer on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake, stirring occasionally, until well toasted, 20 to 25 min. Let cool to room temperature on baking sheet. Store in an airtight-container for up to 1 week.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per 1/4 cup (60 mL):
  • Calories 250
  • Fat 11 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Carbs 23 g
  • Protein 14 g
  • Cholesterol 80 mg
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 740 mg