Chili Lime Nut Mix
This roasted chili lime nut mix is a delicious homemade food gift for the holidays. ($.53 per serving)
- 1 cup peanuts
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 cup pistachios
- 1 tbs lime juice
- 1 tsp lime zest
- 1 tbs honey
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp salt
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
In a large bowl, stir together the peanuts, walnuts, and pistachio nuts. Set aside.
Zest the lime and measure out a tablespoon of lime juice. Place these ingredients in a small bowl and stir in the honey. Pour these wet ingredients over the nuts, and stir to coat evenly.
Combine the chili powder and the salt in a small bowl. Sprinkle these seasonings over the nuts, and stir again to evenly distribute the seasonings. Taste the nuts, and add extra seasonings if desired.
Transfer the nuts to a 9 by 13 inch baking pan (or similar). Roast them in the 325 degree oven for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Cool completely before transferring the nuts to an airtight container for storage.
Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 200mg | Potassium: 244mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg