Soy-Roasted Almonds

Crunchy, toasty, a tiny bit salty—these nuts make a great after-school snack to keep you going until dinnertime.

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Hands-on time:
5 minutes
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Total time:
15 minutes
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Makes
8
Servings

Kitchen Gear

Mixing bowl
Measuring cup
Measuring spoons
Mixing spoon
Baking sheet
Pot holders

Ingredients

2 cups unsalted roasted almonds
1 1⁄2 teaspoons olive or canola oil
1 1⁄2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce

Instructions

  1. Turn the oven on and set it to 250 degrees.
  2. Put the almonds, oil, and soy sauce in the bowl and mix well.
  3. Pour the almonds onto the baking sheet and put the sheet in the oven.
  4. Bake until fragrant and browned a shade darker, about 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  5. Serve right away or cover and refrigerate up to 1 week.

Almonds grow inside a shell in the center of a green fruit, on trees that are in the same family as plums, apricots, peaches, nectarines, and cherries. If you’ve ever broken open a pit from one of those fruits, you’ve probably seen a kernel that looks sort of like an almond, and that’s why.