Rosemary Parmesan and Black Pepper Roasted Peanuts

Nothing beats a quick and easy snack to enjoy while cheering on your favourite team, and these roasted peanuts are a sure winner for game day. Roasting peanuts really brings out their flavour, and you can up the ante by tossing with fresh rosemary, Parmesan and pepper.

  • Prep time: 5 minutes
  • Roasting time: 15 minutes 
  • Makes: 3 cups (750 mL)



3 cups (750 mL) peanuts, preferably unsalted
1 tbsp (15 mL) peanut oil
¼ cup (60 mL) Parmesan cheese, coarsely grated
4 tsp (20 mL) fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped
½ tsp (2 mL) salt
½ tsp (2 mL) black pepper


Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C). Stir peanuts with oil on a baking sheet. Bake, stirring occasionally until fragrant and toasted, about 15 minutes.

Turn peanuts into a large bowl. Toss with Parmesan, rosemary, salt and pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature.



Per serving (¼ cup/60 mL): 233 calories, 20 g fat (3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 10 g monounsaturated fat, 6 g polyunsaturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 9 g protein, 8 g carbohydrates, 3 g fibre, 2 g sugar, 129 mg sodium, 44 mg calcium.