Mediterranean-inspired flavors of basil and Parmesan cheese add savory zest to these easy seasoned almonds.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 225 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Combine the egg whites and basil in a blender; process on low speed until mixture is pureed. Toss egg white mixture with the almonds. Drain in a colander. Stir together cheese, salt and garlic powder in a medium bowl. Add drained almonds and toss to coat.

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  • Place almonds in a single layer on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.

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Created by: Almond Board of California

Nutrition Facts

221 calories; protein 9.5g; carbohydrates 7.3g; fat 18.7g; cholesterol 2.2mg; sodium 343.2mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (8)

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Rating: 4 stars
10/21/2010
These turned out good. To make things easier I used some pesto I had in the Fridge. Here's the modified recipe I came up with: 1 1/2 T. Prepared pesto 1/8 c. grated Parmesan 1/2 t. salt 1/4 t. garlic powder Easy and yummy! Read More
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  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 2
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Rating: 4 stars
10/21/2010
These turned out good. To make things easier I used some pesto I had in the Fridge. Here's the modified recipe I came up with: 1 1/2 T. Prepared pesto 1/8 c. grated Parmesan 1/2 t. salt 1/4 t. garlic powder Easy and yummy! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/24/2010
These are delicious! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/27/2012
like Rachel I used pesto I had already made and had in the refrigerator. I only added 1/2 tsp. salt. They made a great savory snack and I think they would also be AWESOME chopped and sprinkled on salad. My daughter is making them for my sister for an extra birthday gift. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/13/2014
These were delicious and a huge hit at my family's July 4th get together! A great way to use summertime basil from the garden. I will definitely make again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/31/2017
Delicious! Next time I would use half the salt. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
05/16/2015
Next time I will cut back on the Parmesan cheese and add more basil. Good flavor the cheese just took over. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/01/2015
Absolutely delicious! I used my homemade pesto followed Rachel's modification. One hour later voilà! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/13/2020
I made these using two tablespoons of Costco’s Kirkland brand basic pesto, 1/4 tsp garlic powder and a sprinkle of sea salt. Very quick and easy. They were greatly enjoyed by my family and some friends. Read More
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