Rosemary and Lemon Spiced Nuts Recipe

March 21st, 2017

Thrive Market Roasted & Salted Mixed Nuts are delicious straight out of the bag, sure. But every now and then you want something a little fancier—enter this simple spice recipe. The bright flavors of fresh rosemary and lemon zest come together with savory garlic powder, spicy cayenne, and ginger—plus a little brown sugar to help round it all out. All you do is toss with mixed nuts and throw it all in the oven. It’s the perfect thing to serve with cocktails or add to an appetizer tray at your next dinner party.

Rosemary and Lemon Spiced Nuts Recipe

Yield: 2 to 3 servings, as appetizers
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


1 tablespoons unsalted butter
Zest of ½ lemon
1 sprig fresh rosemary, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon brown sugar
½ teaspoon flaky sea salt
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ teaspoon ground ginger
⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 cups Thrive Market Roasted & Salted Mixed Nuts


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large sauté pan on medium-high heat, add butter. Once melted, add lemon zest, rosemary, brown sugar, flaky sea salt, garlic powder, ginger, and cayenne. Stir until combined. Add nuts and toss until fully coated.

Transfer to baking sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes. Serve right away or store in an airtight jar for up to 1 week.

Recipe by: Angela Gaines
Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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Melinda GrossMelinda writes about health, wellness, and food for the Thrive Market blog. She started her career as a financial journalist in NYC and has written for Where Magazine, Worth, Forbes, and When she's not reading or writing, she enjoys working out, sketching, and playing with her daughter and mini-dachshund, Goliath.

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