Sweet and Salty Roasted Nuts
Recipe from Diabetic Living



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Servings: 16
Serving size: 1/4  cup
Prep Time: 15 mins
Related Categories: Diabetic, Healthy Cooking
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Ingredients
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    1   
    egg white
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    1   tablespoon 
    water
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    4   cups 
    raw whole cashews, whole almonds, walnut halves, and/or pecan halves
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    3   tablespoons 
    packed brown sugar or brown sugar substitute* equivalent to 3 tablespoons brown sugar
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    1   tablespoon 
    ground cumin
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    2   teaspoons 
    chili powder
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    1   teaspoon 
    garlic salt
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    1/8  teaspoon 
    cayenne pepper

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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