How to Toast Cashews

Updated April 17, 2017

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.

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

Heat the oil over medium to medium-high heat.

Add the cashews to the heated oil.

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

Remove the toasted, golden brown cashews from the pan.

Things You'll Need

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