Fried Garlic-Thyme Almonds

Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 Cup

    • Difficulty


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Soups and Stews

Soups and Stews

By The Editors of Saveur

Published 2015

  • About

You can change up the nut and herb choice for this simple and delicious topping. Walnuts, hazelnuts, rosemary, and dill are all good choices.


  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup


Heat oil in a 10″ skillet over medium; add garlic and cook until lightly golden, 2 minutes. Add almonds and cook until nuts are toasted and garlic is crisp, 3 minutes more. Add thyme and salt and toss to coat. Remove to a baking sheet lined with paper towels and spread the nuts in a single layer until they cool to room temperature, tossing once or twice, about 40 minutes. Store in an airtight t