Roasting pine nuts is a great way to add crunch and nutty flavor to a salad. Here's how to roast pine nuts for a salad:
- Pine nuts
- Olive oil
- Salt (optional)
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Spread the pine nuts in a single layer on a baking sheet.
- Drizzle a small amount of olive oil over the pine nuts and toss to coat them evenly.
- If desired, sprinkle a pinch of salt over the pine nuts.
- Roast the pine nuts in the preheated oven for 5-7 minutes, or until they are lightly golden brown and fragrant.
- Check the pine nuts frequently as they can burn quickly.
- Once the pine nuts are roasted, remove them from the oven and allow them to cool for a few minutes.
- Sprinkle the roasted pine nuts over your salad and enjoy!
Roasting pine nuts for a salad is a simple and quick process that adds a great depth of flavor to your dish. Be sure to store any leftover roasted pine nuts in an airtight container to keep them fresh and crunchy for future use.