Citrus & Spice Marcona Almonds

“This recipe is nice as a stand alone snack or as an addition to many meze plates”
2 cups

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 orange, juiced and zested
  • 14 teaspoon paprika (choose a flavorful Spanish smoked hot or sweet)
  • 2 cups blanched almonds (brown skins removed)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment.
  3. Whisk together egg white, orange juice, zest, salt, cumin, and paprika in a bowl, then add almonds and toss to coat.
  4. Spread almonds evenly on baking sheet for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and mix the nuts around, return to oven for another 10 minutes or until golden.
  5. Transfer nuts on parchment to a rack and cool completely (almonds will crisp as they cool).
  6. Loosen nuts from parchment with a spatula and transfer to a bowl.
  7. Note: These almonds can be made several days in advance and kept in an airtight container at room temperature.

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