Thursday, September 20, 2007

Salted Roasted Almonds

I don't remember where I got this recipe but I have tried it and it's pretty yummy if you like almonds and extremely easy.

PREP AND COOK TIME: About 15 minutes

NOTES: If making up to 2 days ahead, store airtight at room temperature.

MAKES: About 2 cups; 8 servings

2 cups blanched almonds (3/4 lb.)
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
About 1/4 teaspoon kosher or regular salt

1. In a 9- by 13-inch pan, mix almonds with oil.
2. Bake in a 350° regular or convection oven until nuts are golden, 12 to 14 minutes, stirring once about halfway through. Add salt to taste. Let cool completely.

Per serving: 264 cal., 82% (216 cal.) from fat; 8.7 g protein; 24 g fat (2.4 g sat.); 7.9 g carbo (4.8 g fiber); 49 mg sodium; 0 mg chol.

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