Bar nuts a la Union Square Café

Found in Nigella Lawson’s book Nigella Bites

Feel good and make your own snack, these nuts are a real party pleaser. You can use any mix of raw nuts that you like and you can test out other spices, herbes and sugars if you want to.

What you need:

500 grams            Mixed raw nuts

2 tablespoons    Chopped fresh rosemary sprigs

½-teaspoon        Cayenne pepper

2 teaspoons       Dark brown soft sugar

2 teaspoons       Maldon sea salt

1 tablespoon      unsalted butter

What to do:

»   Preheat the oven to 180 Celsius       

»   Spread out the mixed nuts on a baking tray and roast them in the oven when hot for approx. 10 min.

»   Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small saucepan and mix the rosemary, cayenne and sugar and butter in a heat resistant bowl.

»   Pour the roasted nuts into the bowl and mix well to coat all the nuts.

»   Now let the nuts cool at least 30 min. stirring from time to time to prevent the nuts from sticking together.

Serve and enjoy


Nigella Bites