Sweet And Smokey Pecans

Perfect for your New Year’s Eve gathering.


Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Makes: 6 servings

1 1/2 cups pecan halves
2 tablespoons maple syrup
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon smoked sweet paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
Pinch cayenne

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients; mix well.

2. Spread the nuts on the baking sheet; roast, tossing halfway through, until browned, 12 to 15 minutes.

3. Let the nuts cool. Serve.

Nutrition facts per serving: 220 calories, 3g protein, 8g carbohydrate, 22g fat (1.9g saturated), 3g fiber

Thanks to Fitness Magazine

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