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Active time
20 minutes
16 servings

2 tablespoons light or dark brown sugar

1 tablespoon sea salt

½ teaspoon sweet paprika

½ teaspoon chili powder

¼ teaspoon ground red pepper

½ cup butter, melted

4 cups pecans, or any other nuts

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, blend the brown sugar, salt, paprika, chili powder, and red pepper. Pour in the melted butter and stir to mix.
  3. Add the nuts and toss to coat them evenly.
  4. Spread the seasoned nuts out on a baking sheet, and roast them for 15 minutes or so.
  5. Your nose will tell you when they are ready! Serve immediately, or let cool and store in a jar for later.

Steve Johnson, from “The Oldways Table”


Calories: 232
Protein: 2 grams
Fat: 24 grams
Saturated Fat: 4 grams
Carbohydrates: 6 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 438mg

Yield: 16 servings

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