Chili Lime Roasted Almonds

One of the simplest combinations can be one of the best. This easy roasted almond recipe combines the savory flavors of chili powder, cumin and salt with the tanginess of lime juice and a dash of brown sugar to make a mouthwatering snack.

This sponsored recipe is brought by the Almond Board of California as part of Food & Nutrition‘s Recipe Roundup program. Click for more recipes.


Chili Lime Roasted Almonds

Recipe by Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (139 grams)unsalted whole natural almonds
  • 1 teaspoon (3 grams) chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon (1 gram) cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon (2 grams) fine sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon (1 gram) garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon (2 grams)light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons (10 milliliters) fresh lime juice

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Place the almonds in a small bowl. In a separate small bowl, combine chili powder, cumin, sea salt, garlic powder and light brown sugar. Stir with a spoon until the spices are thoroughly combined. Pour the lime juice into the spices and stir well. Pour the spice and lime juice mixture over the almonds and toss until the almonds are evenly coated. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lay the almonds out flat on the baking sheet. Roast in the oven for 10 minutes. Serves 8.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 ounce (28 grams)

CALORIES 166; TOTAL FAT 14g; SAT. FAT 1g; CHOL. 0mg; SODIUM 174mg; CARB. 7g; FIBER 4g; SUGARS 2g; PROTEIN 6g; POTASSIUM 224mg; PHOSPHORUS 138mg

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Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD is a NYC-based media Dietitian, food and nutrition writer and owner of Nutrition ȧ la Natalie. Natalie writes for many national publications such as Parade, Eating Well, Shape.com and Runner's World. She has also appeared on local TV segments and is frequently quoted in national publications. Natalie is very honored to have won the award for Top Food & Nutrition Feature Article in 2017 for “Decoding Food Label Claims: The Lowdown on Package Promises”, as well as the 2016 Stone Soup Blogger of the Year award. Connect with her on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.


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