Saturday, September 25, 2010

Thyme-Scented Toasted Almond Nibbles

Thyme-scented Almonds are a wonderful snack or starter. They also make a delicious and different garnish for all types of dishes including salads and spreads. Herb scented almonds are very easy to make and can be made up to one week ahead.


2 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 cup Almonds
2 or 3 sprigs fresh Thyme
1/4 tsp Red pepper flakes or more
1/4 tsp Sea Salt


Heat olive oil in a wok or skillet.

Add the almonds and stir for a 3 or 4 minutes.

Sprinkle pepper flakes and chopped thyme with the salt.

Cook stirring until almonds are toasted and golden.

Cool and store in an airtight container until ready to serve. Enjoy!

Freeze the almonds for longer storage.

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