Rosemary and honey roast nuts


Normal nuts not doing it for you? Then make like Emily Kydd and roast yours with sea salt, rosemary and a drizzle of honey for a deliciously moreish cycling snack...

Ingredients (serves 4–6 as a nibble)

Ready in 20 minutes

  • 200g mixed unsalted nuts

  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 3/4 tsp sea salt

  • 2 sprigs of rosemary, leaves finely chopped

  • 2 tbsp runny honey

  • Pinch of chilli flakes

  1. Heat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas mark 6.

  2. In a large bowl, place 200g mixed unsalted nuts with 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil, 3/4 tsp sea salt, 2 sprigs of rosemary, leaves finely chopped, 2 tbsp runny honey and a pinch of chilli flakes and mix well.

  3. Spread the nuts out on a parchment-lined baking tray and roast for 10 minutes, then give everything a stir and cook for a further 4–5 minutes until golden.

  4. Leave to cool on the tray before transferring to a bowl to serve. Sprinkle with a little more salt if needed.

Chef and food writer Emily Kydd's collection of no-fuss but totally delicious recipes are formulaic in their simplicity, using only a few ingredients to create something impressive. We're sold. Quick + Simply = Delicious: Genius, hassle-free cooking by Emily Kydd, photography by Louise Hagger (Kyle Books, RRP £14.99)

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