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Mediterreanan Spiced Nuts

08 June 2017

Mediterranean mixed fruit and nuts.

Totally irresistible – you will find that one nibble of this delicious mix is never enough


Gluten Free

Preparation time:15 minutes, plus cooling

Cooking time:10 minutes

Total time:25 minutes, plus cooling

Makes: about 900g


1 tbsp olive oil

4 tbsp tahini

4 tbsp pomegranate molasses

3 tbsp zaatar

2 tsp fresh thyme leaves

1 tsp flaked sea salt

400g cashew nuts

200g blanched almonds

150g pecans

60g sour cherries or dried cranberries

100g dried apricots, cut into 1cm pieces


1. Preheat the oven to 200˚C, gas mark 6; line a large baking tray with baking parchment. In a large bowl, mix together the oil, tahini, pomegranate molasses, zaatar, thyme and salt until combined. Add the nuts and toss to coat.

2. Spoon onto a large baking tray in a single layer (you may need 2 trays). Bake for 10-12 minutes, stirring halfway through, until lightly golden. Remove from the oven, stir through the cherries and apricots, then leave to cool completely. Fill either cellophane bags or small jars with the fruit and nut mix, seal tightly and label. Store in a cool, dark place for up to 1 month.

Posted: 08/06/2017 11:12:32 by Nathan Boughey

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