Simple Spiced Nuts Recipe

Basic spiced nuts make for a healthy snack that's easy to make ahead and can sit out all night... if they last that long. Whether you're serving cold beer and watching a game or pouring champagne to toast a special occasion, mixed nuts always mix well no matter what the crowd.

Simple Spiced Nuts Recipe
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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup whole almonds
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons light brown sugar
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  2. In a large pan over low heat add the olive oil. When it is heated add the nuts, salt, and paprika and toast until golden, about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Then add the sugar and cook, stirring constantly, for another 3 minutes. Transfer the nuts to the sheet pan, mix in the sunflower seeds and spread in a single layer to cool.
  4. Sprinkle the nut mixture with the mint. Transfer the nuts to a bowl. Taste and add more salt if needed. Serve and enjoy.
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