Southwest Spiced Walnuts

  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 5 mins


2cups California Walnut halves
1tablespoon sugar
1teaspoon kosher salt
1/2teaspoon garlic powder
1/2teaspoon ground cumin
1/4teaspoon cayenne pepper
1tablespoon walnut oil or canola oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.  Spread the walnuts on a baking sheet and roast about 5 minutes until golden brown. 
  2. Place the sugar, salt, garlic powder, cumin, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl and stir to combine.  Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. 
  3. Add the nuts and stir to coat with the oil.  Add the seasoning mixture and toss until the nuts are coated. 
  4. Cool on a paper towel.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 210
  • Glycemic Load 1
  • Fat 21g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 3g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 230mg
  • Potassium 135mg
  • Carbohydrate 6g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 5g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 6%