Wine Bar Nut Mix

This fantastic sweet-savory mix of pecans, almonds and walnuts from The Casual Vineyard Table, by Carolyn Wente and Kimball Jones, makes a great gift.

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  • 2 cups pecans
  • 2 cups almonds
  • 2 cups walnuts
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely minced mixed herbs, such as rosemary, sage, savory and thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

How to make this recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. In a bowl, toss the nuts with the maple syrup, olive oil, herbs and cayenne. Spread the nuts on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned. Season the nuts with salt and pepper and toss frequently until cooled.

Make Ahead

The nuts can be stored in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Contributed By Photo © Tina Rupp Published October 2003

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