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Toasted Almonds

This is nice, simple appetizer, and a great way to use the retained heat in your oven when you are finished cooking for the day. The trick is to not over toast them, or they will burn.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked almonds
  • 3 Tbs olive oil

Preparation

Almonds can be toasted in a range of oven temperatures, so you will have to control cooking time accordingly.

Use a small, preheated terracotta dish. Put in a little olive, and then add the raw almonds – with skin on. Toss them a few times to coat with oil and toast to your liking. There is a very narrow time between toasted and burnt (throw them out and start over). Better underdone than burnt, but try to get them toasted.

Serve as an appetizer. Delicioso!

 

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