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Oven Roasted Salted Pecans

roasted pecans
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 5 cups
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 60 mins

Amazing what a little butter and salt can do for a nut. These are addictive and a great way to rejuvenate stale or less-than-fresh nuts.

Ingredients

5tablespoons unsalted butter
2teaspoons salt
2pounds (about 5 cups) pecans

Instructions

  1. Position rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 250F.
  2. Melt butter and add  salt, mixing together. Pour  over pecans, tossing to coat well. Pour pecans evenly onto a rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Bake about 60 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly toasted and barely colored.

Recipe courtesy Pearson Farm.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 210
  • Fat 22g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 12g
  • Cholesterol 10mg
  • Sodium 230mg
  • Potassium 115mg
  • Carbohydrate 4g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 3g
  • Trans Fat 0
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 0
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%
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