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Nut and Seed Dukkah

Makes 1 cup (250 mL)

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    Dukkah, meaning “to pound” in Arabic, is a delicious nut and seed blend originating from the Middle East. Blends vary according to region and are typically enjoyed with bread dipped in olive oil. Our savoury dukkah recipe is a delicious blend of heart-healthy walnuts and almonds, served with our spicy hot gazpacho.

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    Change it up

    Dukkah can be made using a variety of nuts and spices—no need to limit your imagination! It’s delicious sprinkled over hummus, yogurt, and roasted vegetables.

    Heart-healthy walnuts

    Walnuts are especially high in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. One serving is approximately a small handful of nuts or 2 Tbsp (30 mL) of nut butter.

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    Nut and Seed Dukkah

      Ingredients

      • 1/2 cup (125 mL) walnut halves
      • 1/3 cup (80 mL) raw almonds
      • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) sesame seeds
      • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) coriander seeds
      • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) cumin seeds
      • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried thyme
      • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) sea salt
      • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) freshly ground black pepper

      Nutrition

      Per serving:

      • calories44
      • protein3 g
      • fat4 g
        • sat. fat0 g
      • total carbohydrates2 g
        • sugar0 g
        • fibre1 g
      • sodium75 mg

      Directions

      01

      In medium-sized saucepan, combine walnuts and almonds. Toast in dry pan over medium heat, stirring often, until nuts begin to smell fragrant and are slightly golden, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a bowl. Add sesame seeds to hot pan and stir over medium heat for 1 minute, or until lightly toasted and fragrant. Add to nuts. Add coriander and cumin seeds to hot pan and stir over medium heat until seeds begin to pop, about 1 minute. Add to nuts and seeds along with thyme, salt, and pepper. Stir to blend and set aside until fully cooled.

      02

      Transfer cooled mixture to a spice grinder and pulse until coarsely ground. Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.

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