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Chile-Lime Peanuts
These spicy nuts were inspired by ones sold by street vendors across Mexico. If you can only find salted peanuts, omit the added salt. Add the maximum amount of cayenne pepper if you want an extra hit of spice.

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Chocolate Nut Bark
Use your favorite combination of nuts to make this quick and easy chocolate nut bark.

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Double Nut & Date Tassies
The two-bite pecan tarts satisfy the sweet tooth with far less guilt than pecan pie.

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Pesto-Topped Grilled Summer Squash
Toasty rustic pesto takes simple grilled squash from ordinary to exceptional with tangy lemon and fresh garlic. Serve as a side dish or chop the grilled squash, combine with the pesto and toss with pasta for a light entree.

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Spiced Chickpea "Nuts"
When roasted in a hot oven, chickpeas become super crunchy. They’re a great low-fat substitute for nuts when salty cravings hit.

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Pan-Fried Trout With Red Chile Sauce
This chile pan sauce is much lighter than one you’d pair with enchiladas or burritos, to keep from overwhelming the delicate trout.

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Green Olive & Almond Spread
Serve this simple but unique spread with zucchini or cucumber rounds or fire-toasted thin baguette slices.

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Vanilla Bean Flans
This melt-in-your-mouth custard is delicately flavored with vanilla bean and lightly sweetened with agave syrup.

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Are you nuts for nuts? If you are, then these recipes are definitely for you! From savory main dishes to sweet and crunchy desserts, this list is complete with delicious recipes that all use nuts as the main ingredient.

Whether you favor peanuts, almonds, or walnuts--we've got you covered. Check out the slideshow above to go nuts for these amazing recipes!

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