An easy recipe for how to toast walnuts in the oven or on the stove. Enhance the flavor of walnuts, then add to salads, snack mixes, baked goods, and more!
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How to Toast Walnuts

An easy recipe for how to toast walnuts in the oven or on the stove. Enhance the flavor of walnuts, then add to salads, snack mixes, baked goods, and more!
Course Appetizer, Pantry
Cuisine American
Keyword walnuts
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 4 (1/4 cup) servings
Calories 76kcal
Author Meggan Hill

Ingredients

  • 1 cup walnuts or more
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or clarified butter, optional
  • Salt optional

Instructions

To toast walnuts in the oven:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or foil for easy cleanup.
  • Toss walnuts in oil and salt if desired. Arrange in a single layer on prepared baking sheet. Toast until browned and fragrant, stirring occasionally, about 7 to 10 minutes. 
  • Remove from oven and chop or use as desired. Or, store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

To toast walnuts on the stove:

  • Toss walnuts in oil and salt if desired.  In a medium skillet over medium heat, heat walnuts until browned and fragrant, stirring occasionally, about 2 to 5 minutes.
  • Remove from skillet and chop or use as desired. Or, store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

Nutrition

Calories: 76kcal