Parmesan Herbed Walnuts

Parmesan Herbed Walnuts

This is a simple recipe for savory, seasoned California walnuts that are delicious as a quick snack, or a welcome change from croutons when tossed on a green salad. 

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 cups California walnut halves and pieces

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, parsley flakes, herb seasoning, garlic salt and cayenne pepper; set aside.
  2. In a separate medium bowl, beat egg white until frothy. Add walnut halves and pieces; toss to coat. Add walnuts to cheese mixture; mix thoroughly.
  3. Spread in a single layer on a lightly oiled baking sheet. Bake in 250°F oven for about 30 minutes, until golden and crisp. Cool.
  4. Store in an airtight container.