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These spicy nuts were inspired by ones sold by street vendors across Mexico. If you can only find salted peanuts, omit the added salt. Add the maximum amount of cayenne pepper if you want an extra hit of spice.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2010

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Position racks in the upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 250 degrees F.

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  • Whisk lime juice, chili powder, salt and cayenne in a large bowl. Add peanuts; toss to coat. Divide between 2 large rimmed baking sheets; spread in an even layer.

  • Bake, stirring every 15 minutes, until dry, about 45 minutes. Let cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks.

Cut Down on Dishes: A rimmed baking sheet is great for everything from roasting to catching accidental drips and spills. For effortless cleanup and to keep your baking sheets in tip-top shape, line them with a layer of foil before each use.

Nutrition Facts

111 calories; protein 4.6g; carbohydrates 4.6g; dietary fiber 1.9g; sugars 1g; fat 9.2g; saturated fat 1.4g; vitamin a iu 309IU; vitamin c 0.6mg; folate 18.2mcg; calcium 14.2mg; iron 0.5mg; magnesium 34.2mg; potassium 138mg; sodium 123.5mg.
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