Spanish Fried Marcona Almonds

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Pesto lover

These are great with drinks or as a snack. So easy to make. I got the recipe from Williams-Sonoma Essentials of Mediterranean Cooking.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Spread almonds on a baking sheet and bake for about 8 minutes, stirring once or twice until just beginning to color.
  3. Transfer to a plate and let cool 10 minute.
  4. Line a plate with paper towels and set aside.
  5. Heat the olive oil over medium heat and fry the almonds for 2-3 minute.
  6. Remove with a slotted spoon and place on paper towel covered plate to drain and cool.
  7. Put the nuts in a bowl and add the thyme leaves and salt. Toss,.
  8. They keep up to 3 days if covered.

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