Cajun-Spiced Walnut "Crumb" Topping
This topping is a great addition to casseroles, purées and baked dishes of all
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon thyme, dried
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika, smoked
- 1 heaping cup California walnuts, finely minced
- 1/4 teaspoon salt (scant measure)
- Few dashes cayenne (optional)
- Heat the oil in a medium-size skillet over medium-low heat. When it is
warm, add the spices and stir until they are completely coated.
- Add the walnuts and salt, and keep stirring until everything is evenly distributed.
- Stir and cook over medium-low heat for another 5 to 8 minutes or so (until
the walnuts are toasty). Be careful not to burn them!
- Stir in cayenne to taste, if desired, and remove from heat.
- When cool, store in a tightly closed jar in the refrigerator until use.
Total Time 10 Min | Cook Time 10 Min | Serves 8
Nutrition 112 Calories Fat 11g Saturated Fat 1g Monounsaturated Fat 3g Polyunsaturated
Fat 7g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 73mg Carbohydrates 2g Dietary Fiber 1g Protein 2g
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