Spiced nuts

(7 ratings)
Spiced nuts
Spiced nuts
  • Serves: 6

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Woman's Weekly recipe 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


  • 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

TO GIVE: Put with a trendy piece of kitchen equipment, like a griddle pan, and some flavoured oil. (For flavoured oil: Peel a strip of lemon zest from an unwaxed lemon, twist it around a wooden skewer and push into a small bottle of olive oil. Push in a couple of sprigs of sage and re-seal the bottle.)


  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.
  2. Add the nuts and toss everything together to coat. Cook for 10-15 mins.
  3. 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

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 616(kcal)
  • Fat 59.0g
  • Saturates 6.5g

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.

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