Spice Toasted Pecans

These sweet and savory nuts are the perfect topping for mashed sweet potatoes or added crunchy flavor to salads—and makes a great snack, too! Tip: Pair it with Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Skillet Cider Glazed Chicken with Brussels Sprouts for a complete one-stack meal using just a stack of Farberware Neat Nest skillets.

Yield: 4

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup pecan halves
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 5 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Heat a Farberware Neat Nest 8-Inch Nonstick Skillet over low heat. Add the pecans and cook, shaking the pan often, until toasted, about 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Return the skillet to the stove over low heat and melt the butter. Stir in the sugar and water; cook, stirring, until the sugar has dissolved, about 30-40 seconds. Add the pecans and cook, stirring, until well coated,1 minute. Stir in the cumin, cinnamon, and salt and cook 1 minute longer. Transfer the nuts to a plate in a single layer and allow to cool.


Add Spice Toasted Pecans to Orange Scented Mashed Sweet Potatoes and serve it with Skillet Cider Glazed Chicken with Brussels Sprouts for a complete one-stack meal. Watch how to do it all with the Farberware Neat Nest 3-Piece Skillet Set here.

What's a One-Stack Meal? It's recipes that pair together to make a complete meal that can be made using one of the "stacks" from the Farberware Neat Nest collection.