Smoked Paprika Roasted Almonds

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Making your own homemade roasted almonds is a great way to avoid a lot of the salt and sugar added to the nuts you buy at the store. It’s also much more cost-effective. This recipe for Smoked Paprika Roasted Almonds yields a full flavored, healthy snack. The flavor of smoked paprika complements the earthy taste of almonds and creates a delicious snack. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to make roasted almonds in your own home.  Almonds are a healthy little nut that you’ll find yourself eating all the time after you try out this recipe.

Smoked Paprika Roasted Almonds

  • 4c raw almonds
  • 1T safflower oil
  • 1t salt [plus more to sprinkle on at end]
  • 1T smoked paprika
  • 1/4-1/2t cayenne
  • 1/2t garlic powder
  1. Preheat oven to 300*
  2. In a large bowl combine almonds + oil.  Stir well to coat.
  3. Combine all other ingredients and stir well.
  4. On a baking sheet [line with parchment for less mess] distribute almonds evenly.
  5. Bake 30 min, stirring once halfway through.
  6. Sprinkle with salt, just after taking out of the oven.
  7. Let cool completely before storing in an airtight container.

*Use 1/4t cayenne and then sprinkled more in the bowl.  This left the almonds with a mild heat. Test before cooking for desired level of heat.

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