• 2 cups walnut halves
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (about 2 limes)
  • 2 teaspoons chipotle chili pepper
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C and place parchment paper on a rimmed baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, toss walnuts with olive oil, honey, and lime juice.
  3. In a small bowl, stir chipotle chili powder, smoked paprika, cumin and salt to combine. Sprinkle evenly over walnuts and toss to coat.
  4. Spread mixture in a single layer on the baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes, stirring once halfway through. Let cool completely, then garnish with lime zest and store in an airtight container.