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Spiced nuts

Macadamias, pecans and almonds tossed in tasty spices make a great home-made gift if you put them in a pretty jar – perfect for a festive present
Serves: 6
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 17 mins
Total time: 27 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Mid-price

 

Ingredients

 

    • 3tbsp olive oil

 

    • 4tsp Worcestershire sauce

 

    • 1tsp Tabasco

 

    • 1tsp ground cumin

 

    • 2tsp paprika

 

    • ½tsp ground cinnamon

 

    • 2tbsp maple syrup

 

    • 100g (3½oz) macadamia nuts

 

    • 100g (3½oz) salted pecans

 

    • 100g (3½oz) natural shelled almonds

 

    • Sea salt

 

    • Sterilised jar

 

 

Method

 

 

    1. Set the oven to gas mark 3 or 160°C. Put the oil, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, cumin, paprika, cinnamon and maple syrup in a small roasting pan and heat in the oven for 2 mins.

 

    1. Add the nuts and toss everything together to coat. Cook for 10-15 mins.

 

    1. Tip the nuts out on to kitchen paper to drain and sprinkle immediately with a generous amount of salt. Put nuts into the jar, seal, label and store for up to 3 months.

 

 

Nutritional information per portion

 

 

fat 59.0g saturates 6.5g calories 616(kcal)

 

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.