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Hi All.

Check out this amazing recipe from the Almond Board of California.

It always tastes better with almonds from GOLD COAST NUTS . COM and a glass of Chianti or Sauvignon Blanc.

Basil Pesto Almonds created by: Almond Board of California Image

servings 8
ingredients2 egg whites
1/4 cup packed whole basil leaves
2 cups whole natural almonds
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
preparation

Preheat the oven to 225°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside. Combine the egg whites and basil in a blender; process on low speed until mixture is pureed. Toss egg white mixture with the almonds. Drain in a colander. Stir together cheese, salt and garlic powder in a medium bowl. Add drained almonds and toss to coat. Place almonds in a single layer on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.
Calories 220 Fiber 4 g
Fat 19 g Cholesterol 0 mg
Sat Fat 2 g Sodium 350 mg
Mono Fat 12 g Calcium 120 mg
Poly Fat 4 g Magnesium 100 mg
Protein 9 g Potassium 282 mg
Carb 7 g Vitamin E 9.2 mg*
* total alpha-tocopherol equivalents


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