Toasty Nuts

  • Yield 2 1/2 cups

Toasty nuts make a perfect portable snack.

Toasty Nuts from The Sprouted Kitchen
Photo by Hugh Forte

Ingredients

1 egg white
2 1/2 tablespoons Grade B maple syrup
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 1/2 cups raw unsalted nuts mixed, such as almonds, cashews, pecans, and walnuts
2 tablespoons flaxseeds
3 tablespoons millet or quinoa
1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh rosemary

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 300F and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk the egg white until frothy.  Whisk in the maple syrup, cayenne, black pepper and salt.  Stir in the nuts, flaxseed, millet, and rosemary, making sure everything is coated completely.
  3. Spread the nuts on the prepared baking sheet in an even layer and bake until the nuts are brown and fragrant, 25 to 30 minutes.  Remove from the oven and let cool before serving.

Reprinted with permission from Sara Forte’s The Sprouted Kitchen:  A Tastier Take on Whole Foods (Ten Speed Press, 2012).

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