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Curried Tropical Nut Mix Recipe

Curried Tropical Nut Mix Recipe

This nutty concoction is an easy, make-at-home food gift. It will spice up the snack table at any party. Good luck keeping the bowl filled.—Mary Ann Dell, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling YIELD:22 servings


  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups salted roasted almonds
  • 2 cups salted cashew halves
  • 2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup dried mangoes, chopped


  • 1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 30 seconds. Add the almonds, cashews, peanuts and coconut; toss to coat.
  • 2. Cook, uncovered, 5-6 minutes longer or until lightly browned, stirring after each minute. Add mangoes. Spread onto waxed paper to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 7-1/2 cups.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup: 280 calories, 23g fat (5g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 221mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.

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Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.