Sweet and Salty Roasted Nuts

Recipe from Diabetic Living
Sweet and Salty Roasted Nuts
SERVINGS
16
SERVING SIZE
1/4 cup
PREP TIME
15 mins
by 1  person
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Ingredients
  • 1   egg white
  • 1   tablespoon water
  • 4   cups raw whole cashews, whole almonds, walnut halves, and/or pecan halves
  • 3   tablespoons packed brown sugar or brown sugar substitute* equivalent to 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1   tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2   teaspoons chili powder
  • 1   teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon cayenne pepper
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Directions
1. 
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. In a medium bowl, combine egg white and the water; beat with a fork until frothy. Add nuts; toss to coat. Let stand for 5 minutes.
2. 
Meanwhile, in a large plastic bag, combine brown sugar, cumin, chili powder, garlic salt, and cayenne pepper. Add nuts; shake well to coat. Spread nuts evenly in a 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
3. 
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until nuts are toasted and coating is dry, stirring twice. Transfer to a large sheet of foil. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days or freeze for up to 3 months.

Tip

  • *Sugar Substitutes:

    Choose from Sweet'N Low® Brown or Sugar Twin® Granulated Brown. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar.

    PER SERVING WITH SUBSTITUTE: same as above, except 200 calories, 11 g carb., 2 g sugar.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 206, Fat, total (g) 16, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 13, Monosaturated fat (g) 8, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 3, Trans fatty acid (g) 0, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 4, pro. (g) 7, vit. A (IU) 97.18, vit. C (mg) 0.59, Thiamin (mg) 0.15, Riboflavin (mg) 0.04, Niacin (mg) 0.4, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.16, Folate (µg) 8.06, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, sodium (mg) 72, Potassium (mg) 254, calcium (mg) 20.19, iron (mg) 2.34, Starch () 1, Lean Meat () 0.5, Fat () 2.5, Carb Choice () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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