How to Toast Cashews

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How to Toast Cashews
After toasting, cashews make a delicious addition to sautéed kale or a garden salad. (Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty Images)

Go nuts about cashews. These nuts not only taste great but also have heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and are loaded with antioxidants. Luckily, it's a cinch to incorporate cashews into your diet. One of the easiest ways to integrate cashews into a dish is to top stir-fried vegetables or a fresh garden salad with toasted cashews.

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Things you need

  • 3/4 cup cashews
  • 1/2 tbsp cooking oil
  • Sauté pan or wok

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  1. 1

    Pour olive oil into the sauté pan. Tilt the pan to spread out the oil over the surface of the pan.

  2. 2

    Heat the oil over medium to medium-high heat.

  3. 3

    Add the cashews to the heated oil.

  4. 4

    Cook the cashews for one to two minutes while constantly stirring.

  5. 5

    Remove the toasted, golden brown cashews from the pan.

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