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Pesto Chili Peanuts Recipe
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Pesto Chili Peanuts Recipe

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Who’d ever dream of teaming pesto with peanuts? Dennis Dahlin from Bolingbrook, Illinois did! And the result is a can’t-stop-eating-‘em snack that’s salty, savory and sure to be in “hot” demand with friends and family. Just try it and see.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 20 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope pesto sauce mix
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 5 cups salted dry roasted peanuts

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 236 calories, 20 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 420 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the pesto mix, oil, chili powder and cayenne. Pour into a large resealable plastic bag; add peanuts. Seal bag and shake to coat. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes, stirring once. Spread on waxed paper to cool. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 5 cups.
Originally published as Pesto Chili Peanuts in Simple & Delicious March/April 2007, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 236 calories, 20 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 420 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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Reviewed Jul. 10, 2011

Have made several times. They're fairly addicting.

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Reviewed Oct. 30, 2009

These were good. A nice change from plain peanuts or snack mix

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