Nuts are an ideal keto snack as they are high in fat and fibre. However, the amount you snack on should be monitored. Peanuts are not permitted on keto, but there are plenty of other tasty options. These roasted nuts are moreish with a lovely hint of rosemary and heat from the cayenne pepper which you can adjust according to your preference. I scatter over a very small pinch of sweetener as soon as it comes out of the oven, but this is entirely optional. Since you are roasting and seasoning the nuts yourself, please purchase unroasted, unsalted whole nuts for this recipe. If you like this recipe, you will LOVE the Roasted Macadamia Nuts (my personal favourite).
Place all the nuts into a bowl and add the salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. Rinse the rosemary under water, shake dry and add to the nuts. Mix well to combine and spread out on a large roasting tray.
Bake in the oven for 15 minutes, shaking and rotating the tray after 10 minutes.
Remove the tray from the oven and sprinkle over a very small pinch of sweetener. Mix well and set aside to cool completely. Pick out and discard the rosemary. Sift the ‘dust’ from the nuts in a sieve and store the nuts in a sealed container (only once they have cooled completely). Lush!
The full macro-breakdown (and allergens) can be found further down this page (keep scrolling), as well as the link to PIN THE RECIPE (for those on Pinterest).
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Macro Details per 66g / 2.3oz serving
Nutritional Information per 66g / 2.3oz serving
Calories 436Kcal / 1824kJ
Fat 42g of which saturates 6.1g Carbohydrates 4.1g (for my US readers, these are what you refer to as net carbs. See below*) of which sugars 2.3g
*Note for US readers: The recipes on this site show the carbohydrates which should be counted on keto (in this case: it's 4.1g). Here in the UK, our nutritional breakdown information displays a carbohydrate count that has already had the dietary fibre subtracted (and displayed separately) - and it’s indicated this way throughout the site. In short, you need not subtract anything further.
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