Spicy almonds recipe

Spicy almonds recipe

Almond Nutrition

The almond is a nutritionally dense food and a 100 gram amount is a rich source (>20% of the Daily value, DV) of the B vitamins riboflavin and niacin, vitamin E, and the essential minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc. The same amount is also a good source (10–19% DV) of the B vitamins thiamine, vitamin B6, and folate; choline; and the essential mineral potassium. They are also rich in dietary fiber, monounsaturated fats, and polyunsaturated fats, fats which potentially may lower LDL cholesterol. Typical of nuts and seeds, almonds also contain phytosterols such as beta-sitosterol, stigmasterol, campesterol, sitostanol, and campestanol, which have been associated with cholesterol-lowering propertie

Ingredients

1 cup raw almonds
1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste after cooking

 

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325 F.
Stir all ingredients together in a bowl until the almonds are well coated. Spread the nuts out over a lined cookie sheet and bake for 15 – 20 minutes. Stir half way through the baking time. Keep an eye on the almonds to make sure they do not burn as this can easily happen

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