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Spicy Cajun Almonds

Type: Nuts
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 teaspoons 10mlDried basil
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlGarlic powder
1 teaspoon 5mlDried thyme
1 teaspoon 5mlCayenne pepper
1 teaspoon 5mlPaprika
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlFine black pepper
1   Egg white
2 cups 186g / 6.6ozWhole natural almonds

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 325F.

In container of electric blender combine all ingredients except egg white and almonds. Blend 30 seconds, pulsing on and off; set aside.

In large bowl, whisk egg white until opaque and frothy. Add almonds; toss to coat. Add spice mixture; toss gently to coat evenly. Oil, or coat a baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray.

Arrange almonds on baking sheet in single layer. Bake in center of oven 15 minutes.

Gently toss almonds and arrange again in single layer. Continue to bake 15 minutes longer; toss gently. Turn off oven. Leave almonds in oven with door ajar 15 minutes. Remove from oven; cool completely.

Lansing State Journal, 12-8-97, Gifts of Taste article by Dave Mather, Gannett News Service.

Lansing State Journal, 12-8-97, Gifts of Taste Article


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