Make a batch to have on hand when friends
drop in or the munchies strike. Easy to prepare in the oven or
microwave. Make a day ahead to allow flavors to intensify and
store in a sealed container.
Cajun Spiced California
2 large egg whites, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon garlic salt
2 teaspoons each: cayenne pepper and paprika
2 teaspoons each: dried basil, oregano and thyme
4 cups shelled California Walnut pieces
- In large bowl, mix egg whites with seasonings;
stir in walnuts and coat thoroughly. Spread walnuts on large,
shallow baking pan coated with non-stick cooking spray.
- Bake at 350°F (150°C) 15 to 18
minutes or until dry and crisp. Cool thoroughly before serving.
Makes 4 servings.
Microwave Directions: Prepare ingredients
as above. Spread prepared walnuts in large microwaveable dish.
Microwave on High (100%) in 4 or 5 batches for 2 to 3 minutes
each or until dry and crisp. Cool completely.
Recipe provided courtesy California Walnuts.