Chili Pecans

Chili Pecans

A medley of warm spices tempered with a touch of brown sugar is a great match for rich, nutritious pecans. They make a perfect nibble with a drink before dinner or afterward with a cup of espresso.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy High Fiber Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
16 25 min 1 hr

Directions

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups pecan halves, (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Preheat oven to 275°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2

Combine chili powder, cumin, coriander, paprika, brown sugar and garlic powder in a small bowl. Toss pecans and Worcestershire sauce in a large bowl. Sprinkle the spice mixture over the pecans, tossing to coat. Spread the spiced nuts on the prepared baking sheet.

Step 3

Bake the pecans, tossing every 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly browned and very fragrant, about 35 minutes. Transfer to a bowl; sprinkle with salt and toss well. Let cool.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per 2-tablespoon serving
  • Calories: 102
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fat: 22g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Potassium: 178mg
  • Sodium: 193mg
  • Exchanges: 2 fat (mono)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0