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Spiced Almonds Recipe

These Spicy Slow Cooker Almonds are a delicious addition to your salads and also make a great snack!  This slow cooker snack recipe is one you will love! 
Course Snack
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy
Keyword spiced almonds recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 50 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 55 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 226kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 4 cups whole raw almonds
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground pepper

Instructions

  • Place the lid on your slow cooker and turn to high. 
  • Heat for 25 minutes. Add almonds, oil, garlic, paprika, onion powder, sea salt and ground pepper. 
  • Reduce heat to low and cook for 2 hours, stirring often.
  • Turn heat to high and cook uncovered for 30 minutes, stirring often. Serve warm or cool.

Notes

Variations for Spiced Almonds

  • In place of the smoked paprika and onion powder add in 1 1/2 tablespoons dried rosemary.
  • In place of the smoked paprika and onion powder add 1 tablespoon fresh minced thyme and 1 tablespoon fresh minced rosemary.
  • Omit the paprika and onion powder and use 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground all spice and a pinch of cayenne pepper.

Nutrition

Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 97mg | Iron: 1.4mg