Skip Nav
Summer
3 Secret Ingredients Take Your Guacamole From Good to Best Effin' Ever
Fast and Easy
Faster Than Drive-Through: This Perfect Egg Sandwich in Under a Minute
Recipes
8 Iconic Recipes From Magnolia Bakery, From Easiest to Toughest

How to Toast Nuts

Why You Should Toast Your Nuts


Love the texture and flavor of nuts? Then take the time to toast them before adding them to dishes. The difference between regular and toasted nuts is noticeable: a short period of high heat will release the oils within the nuts, enhancing the nutty flavor and the crunchy texture.

If you're toasting a small amount of nuts, a cup or so, use a pan on the stove over medium-high heat. There's no need to add oil to the pan, as the nuts have enough themselves. Be sure to stir them around frequently so they don't burn. If you plan to toast up a bunch of nuts, spread them evenly on a baking sheet and roast them at 350°F for about 15 to 20 minutes. Use your toasted nuts however you want, like tossed in a salad, or just enjoy them on their own. What nuts do you toast?

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Lizzie-Fuhr Lizzie-Fuhr 4 years
I've been on a kick with pignoli nuts. Toasting up a few, and tossing them into a simple pasta. Such an easy extra that makes a huge difference.
How to Tell If an Avocado Is Ripe
Buttermilk Pancake Recipe
How to Store Tomatoes
How to Freeze Bread
How to Make a Really Good Fruit Salad
Does Soaking Almonds Make Them Healthier?

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Food
X