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Season roasted almonds with sea salt before popping them in the oven.
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How to Roast Almonds

When you know How to Roast Almonds, you have a quick and easy way to prepare a healthy snack. It is so simple to roast whole, sliced, or slivered almonds in the oven or toast them in a skillet.

Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 206 kcal


  • 1-4  cups  almonds whole, sliced, or slivered
  • Butter or oil  optional
  • Salt or seasoning ingredients  optional


  1. If using butter, oil, or seasoning ingredients, toss almonds in the mixture until lightly coated.

Roasting Almonds in the Oven

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Line a large, lightly colored baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Place almonds in a single layer on the sheet.
  4. Roast whole almonds in preheated oven for 9-12 minutes, sliced almonds for 6-8 minutes, and slivered almonds for 7-9 minutes. Stir nuts halfway through to prevent burning.

Toasting Almonds in a Pan

  1. Heat a medium to large, non-stick dry skillet over medium-low heat.
  2. Add no more than 1 cup of almonds to the skillet in a single layer.
  3. Toast sliced and slivered almonds for 2-3 minutes and whole almonds for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Recipe Notes

  • Nutritional information is for 1/4 cup of whole almonds.

Meal Prep and Storage

  • To Store: While toasted walnuts do not need to be kept in the fridge, they will last longer if they do. Keep them in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2-3 months, in the refrigerator for up to 6 months, and in the freezer for up to a year
  • To Freeze: Seal in a freezer-safe airtight container and freeze for up to a year.

Nutrition Facts
How to Roast Almonds
Amount Per Serving
Calories 206 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 252mg7%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 8g16%
Calcium 94mg9%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.