Perfect Chili Roasted Walnuts and Cashews

Here is the perfect party appetizer and can be served any time, not just at the holidays.  You can add more chili pepper for your liking.  

  • 1 cup unsalted cashews
  • 1/2 cup unsalted walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon of virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


1. Preheat oven to 325º. Spread the cashews in a single layer on a foil-lined baking tray.
2. Roast the cashews for 10 to 12 minutes or until they are a light golden color; transfer to a bowl.
3. Add the oil and, using a spoon to mix, ensure all the nuts are coated, then add the salt, chili powder and pepper. Let cool before serving.
Serves: 4