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Smoked Almonds

Roasting almonds using a low and slow method to get an amazing smoky flavor and crunch. A tough of extra virgin olive oil and kosher salt to finish.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, barbecue
Keyword smoked almond recipe, smoked almonds, smoked nuts
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8 people
Cost $10.00

Ingredients

  • 1 pound raw almonds (Be sure they are not already roasted)
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt, Plus one teaspoon

Instructions

  • Preheat smoker to 225 degrees Fahrenheit using cherry, apple or oak.
  • Place almonds in an open dish and place into the smoker for one hour. Stir after the first hour and continue smoking one more hour.
  • After two hours of smoking, mix the olive oil and salt with the almonds in the same dish and stir. Close lid and smoke one additional hour.
  • Remove from smoker and then add the teaspoon of salt and mix. Serve warm, or place into a food safe storage container or mason jar and store for up to 4 weeks in the pantry.

Notes

You can reheat the almonds at any point. Simply place into a food safe dish into an oven at 200 degrees for 30 minutes. The lower temperature is to slowly warm them versus roasting them any further.