Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Candied Walnuts ~for salads / snacks

Walnuts are a rich source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and an excellent source of those hard to find omega-3 fatty acids. Including them in your daily diet, is one of the healthiest way of eating. I like adding them in my salads and they make wonders when added to a simple apple salad. This way of adding Candied walnuts gives that extra crunch and sweetness when added to salads. The below mentioned quantity will make for one serving for a single person. I tried this with a small amount as this was my first time and used honey but you can also use sugar as an alternative.

~*What U Need*~
Walnuts - a handful
Honey - 1/2 tbsp
Salted butter - 1/4 tsp

How I Made it:
In a non-stick pan, add the walnuts and toast them for a minute or so. Remove the walnuts and add butter, allow to melt. Now add in the walnuts and add the honey. Keep stirring through the whole process.

The honey-butter mixture will start bubbling and will start coating the nuts. Switch off the flame, give a good stir and then allow to cool completely.

Add to your favorite salads or you can even have it as a munch on snack. Make in large batches and store in air tight containers.

So thats it Folks...
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  1. Oh, this looks so tempting Vimitha..

  2. Excellent way to have walnuts!

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  3. Excellent looking walnut preparation.

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  4. These look awesome...will make these and let you know how it went :-)

  5. healthy and delcious...nice combo and looking greate

  6. Delicious and healthy..sounds yum

  7. looks so crispy n yummy...bookmarked.....nice .

  8. yummy, a great way to use walnuts in salads n snacks. Those looks tempting as it is Vimi :)

  9. so tempting n yummy, good one dear..

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  10. Super quick n yummy walnuts!!
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  11. Thats a really nice twist to the walnut.. great suggestion for salads.. didn't know about it :)

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  12. wow..wht a tasty snack! Loved the simple recipe & the nice twist!

  13. this is really nice!i already got my walnuts out!.all set for getting candied,,thanks vimithaa:)

  14. Delicious looking recipe,sounds so yummy.

  15. Very helpful post... I love these and used to order it on Salads in restaurants.. Will make it...

  16. A very healthy choice there dear. I loved it !

  17. Awesome.... healthy twist for spl kids

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