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Category: Sauces and Condiments

Hot cayenne Tabasco almonds

Pardon the pun, but who isn't nuts about nuts? If you need proof, just put out a bowl this weekend. It might be overshadowed by the guacamole or seven-layer bean dip. But check back in a bit, and just a ... Read more

Total time: 50 minutes | Serves 8
  • 2 cups raw whole almonds, blanched or skin on
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce, such as Tabasco
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt

Step 1Heat the oven to 250 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2Place the almonds, butter, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, mustard and pepper in a large bowl and toss until the nuts are well coated.

Step 3Transfer to the baking sheet and arrange in a single layer. Place in the oven and bake, stirring every 15 minutes, until the nuts are darkened but not burnt, about 45 minutes.

Step 4Remove from the oven, immediately loosen the nuts with a metal spatula, sprinkle evenly with the salt, and set aside to cool before serving.

Each serving:
253 calories; 491 mg. sodium; 8 mg. cholesterol; 21 grams fat; 3 grams saturated fat; 8 grams carbohydrates; 8 grams protein; 3.89 grams fiber.
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