Tasty, Crunchy Toasted Pecans
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These tasty, crunchy pecans are toasted with just one teaspoon of olive oil and a sprinkle of sea salt. A satisfying snack or healthy addition to salads. Toasting in a very low oven to make the nuts very dry is the key to the lightness and crunch.
Recipe type: Snack
Serves: 1 pound
  • One pound shelled pecan halves
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • sea salt to taste
  1. Preheat convection oven to 250 degrees. In conventional oven heat to 275.
  2. Soak the shelled pecans in very warm water for 20 minutes.
  3. Drain and pat dry with towel
  4. Place in a bowl with fitted lid and add 1 teaspoon olive oil
  5. Cover with lid and shake for about 20 seconds until all nuts are coated with the oil
  6. Spread onto sheet pan and sprinkle a little sea salt to taste.
  7. Bake 30 to 40 minutes. Note oven temperatures can vary lot. The key to the lightness and crunch is baking the nuts low and slow.
Recipe by Spatula Queens at http://www.spatulaqueens.com/2015/02/tasty-crunchy-toasted-pecans/