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Rosemary, Parmesan and Black Pepper Roasted Peanuts

Contributed by: News Canada

Roasting peanuts brings out their flavour and you can up the ante by tossing them with fresh rosemary, parmesan and pepper.


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


Preheat oven to 325F (160C).

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.

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Serving Size: Makes 3 cups (750 ml) 10 Servings

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