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Toasted Almonds

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  Almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs), blanched
  Vegetable oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

To blanch almonds, pour boiling water over them to cover.
Let stand 3 to 5 minutes or until the brown skin can be easily slipped off between the fingers.
Drain and remove the skins.
Dry well.
Place oil in a small pan and heat until hot, between 325° F. and 350° F.
Drop in almonds.
Stir continually until they turn a light toasted color.
Remove from oil with a fork.
Drop on paper towel to drain.
Sprinkle with salt, if salted almonds are desired.
Makes 1/4 lb. nuts.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1795 Calories from Fat 1564

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 181 g278%

Saturated Fat 19.6 g98.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1.4 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 17.4 g69.8%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 30 g60.7%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C

Calcium 37.8% Iron 29.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Toasted Almonds Recipe