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Zesty Almond Snack

Updated on August 20, 2012
4 stars from 1 rating of Zesty Almonds

Quck and easy to make spicy treat

Great for snacking and even better on top of salads!

Cook Time

Prep time: 3 min
Cook time: 2 min
Ready in: 5 min
Yields: One lb of almonds


  • 1 Lb almonds, whole
  • 3 tbsp salt
  • 5 tbsp vegitable or canola oil
  • 1 tsp cayanne pepper, ground
  • tt black pepper, ground


  1. Add your oil into a sauté or frying pan bring to a medium heat.
  2. Toss the almonds into the pan for just a few minutes until golden brown. (Stir occasionally to avoid burning)
  3. In a mixing bowel combine salt, black pepper and cayenne and mix them together throughly.
  4. Combine the almonds with the spices and toss in the mixing bowel until evenly coated.
  5. Let the almonds cool for just a few moments because they may still be quite hot.
  6. Serve warm.


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