Parmesan Herbed Walnuts
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tsp parsley flakes
1/2 tsp Italian herb seasoning
1/2 tsp garlic salt
Dash of cayenne pepper
1 egg white
2 cups California walnut halves and pieces
In a medium bowl, combine Parmesan cheese, parsley flakes, herb seasoning, garlic salt and cayenne pepper; set aside. 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.
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 and store re in an airtight container.
Nutrition information per serving: 220 calories, 7g protein, 4g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 21g total fat, 3g saturated fat, 3g monounsaturated fat, 14g polyunsaturated fat, 2.59g ALA, 4mg cholesterol, 176mg sodium
Recipe and image courtesy of the California Walnut Commission. For more recipe ideas and information about the health benefits of walnuts, visit www.walnutinfo.com.