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Walnuts are placed on a lined baking sheet and toasted in the oven.
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How to Toast Walnuts

These two methods for How to Toast Walnuts are incredibly fast and easy! Add these roasted walnuts to a variety of recipes for the best flavor and texture.

Course Dessert, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 serv
Calories 191 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1-4 cups walnuts raw
  • Butter or oil optional
  • Salt or seasoning ingredients optional

Instructions

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

In the Oven:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.

  2. Line a large, lightly colored baking sheet with parchment paper.
 Place walnuts in a single layer on the sheet.

  3. 
Toast walnuts in preheated oven for 7-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. (A little less time if they are coarsely chopped prior to roasting.)

On the Stove:

  1. Heat a medium to large, non-stick dry skillet over medium-low heat.
 Add no more than 1 cup of walnuts to the skillet in a single layer.


  2. Toast nuts for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. (A little less time if they are coarsely chopped prior to toasting.)

  3. Store toasted walnuts in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1-2 weeks or in the refrigerator for up to a few months.

Recipe Notes

  • Nutritional information is for 1 ounce of toasted walnuts, or roughly ¼ cup.
Nutrition Facts
How to Toast Walnuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 191 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 129mg4%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.