Nuts are a great way to add flavor and texture to any meal. Whether you’re looking for something crunchy, sweet, or savory, there’s sure to be a nut recipe that will fit the bill. Here are five delicious recipes featuring nuts that can make any dish more exciting.
For an easy side dish, try Roasted Almonds with Chili and Lime. This simple nut recipe requires just a few ingredients: almonds, olive oil, chili powder, lime juice, garlic powder, and salt. Simply mix all the ingredients together in a bowl until well combined before spreading them on a baking sheet in one layer. Roast at 350°F for 15 minutes until golden brown and fragrant. Enjoy these spicy-sweet almonds as a tasty snack or sprinkle them over salads or other dishes for added crunch!
If you’re looking for something sweeter than spicy nuts then why not whip up some Maple Pecan Muffins? Start by mixing together all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in one bowl before combining melted butter with maple syrup in another. Add eggs one at a time before stirring in the dry ingredients until just combined – be careful not to overmix! Lastly, fold through pecan pieces before spooning them into muffin cases ready for baking at 375°F until golden brown on top – around 25 minutes should do it! These delicious muffins make for the perfect breakfast treat or snack at any time of the day!
Staying sweet but getting creative; how about making Chocolate Hazelnut Spread? All you need is dark chocolate chips (the better quality the better!), roasted hazelnuts (skin removed), coconut oil and sea salt flakes – perfect if you have some leftover bits from other recipes too as this is super easy! Melt your chocolate chips either in the microwave or using a bain marie then stir through your hazelnuts before adding your coconut oil and sea salt flakes keep stirring until everything is blended together perfectly! Transfer into jars ready for spreading onto toast or drizzling over ice cream – yum!!
For those who love curry dishes, why not try out Cashew Curry? Start off by heating some oil in your pan then add diced onion let this cook down before adding minced garlic followed by ground cumin seeds (toasting these first will give lots of extra flavors!) Stir through tomato puree and diced red pepper then let simmer whilst you blend cashews with water & turmeric powder separately. Once combined add this sauce back into the pan along with chickpeas season generously with salt & pepper plus garam masala too if desired after 10 minutes serving up this creamy cashew curry will leave everyone asking ‘where did THIS come from?!
Finally, finish off your meal with Honeyed Walnuts topped Greek Yogurt Parfait simply combine walnuts & honey together on medium heat whilst stirring constantly so they don’t stick/burn; once they look crisp transfer them onto parchment paper ready to cool down fully Now layer Greek yogurt alternating between fresh fruit slices like strawberries/blueberries/banana slices; sprinkle over your homemade honeyed walnuts plus some chopped hazelnut pieces to finishing off with even more fresh fruit slices Wow wow WOW!! Who said healthy eating had to be boring?
So there we have it 5 scrumptious nut recipes featuring almonds.