Sweet and Spicy Roasted Walnuts

These walnuts are sweet with a little heat! This recipe is made with walnuts—a low FODMAP nut that rich in omega-3s and provides heart-healthy fiber that keeps you satisfied between meals. Embrace your inner health nut by using them as salad toppers, crumbled on roasted veggies, or enjoyed on their own as an on-the-go snack. This gut-friendly recipe can be ready in minutes and is easy to make in large batches to enjoy throughout the week. Get your creative juices flowing and go nuts by experimenting with your own flavor mix! Herbs and spices are generally low FODMAP and can be enjoyed without the stress of gastrointestinal distress. Try this recipe with other gut-friendly options such as peanuts, pumpkin seeds, and macadamias!

Makes: 8 servings
Serving Size: ¼ cup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 cups raw walnuts
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp plant-based butter


  1. Preheat oven to 425 Fahrenheit.
  2. In a large bowl, add walnuts, paprika, brown sugar, softened butter, and salt. Mix until fully combined.
  3. On a parchment lined baking sheet, evenly spread nut mixture.
  4. Roast until golden brown, approximately 5 minutes.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 208kcal
  • carbohydrates: 8g
  • fat: 10.5g
  • fiber: 2.5g
  • potassium: 42mg
  • protein: 4g
  • saturated fat: 2.5g
  • sodium: 155mg
  • sugar: 4.5g

Disclaimer: We recognize that some ingredients listed in this recipe may be a trigger food for some people. Please feel free to omit or substitute any ingredients that don’t work for you.

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