(NC)—Cheering on your favourite team is even better with a winning snack. Roasting peanuts brings out their flavour and you can up the ante by tossing them with fresh rosemary, parmesan and pepper.
Rosemary, Parmesan and Black Pepper Roasted Peanuts
Prep time: 5 minutes
Roasting time: 15 minutes
Makes 3 cups (750 ml)
3 cups (750 ml) peanuts, preferably unsalted
1 tbsp (15 ml) peanut oil
¼ cup (60 ml) Parmesan cheese, coarsely grated
4 tsp (20 ml) fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped
½ tsp (2 ml) salt
½ tsp (2 ml) black pepper, coarsely ground
Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Stir peanuts with oil on a baking sheet. Bake, stirring occasionally until fragrant and toasted, about 15 minutes.
Turn peanuts into a large bowl. Toss with Parmesan, rosemary, salt and pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Additional recipes can be found at www.peanutbureau.ca.
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