Blanched Raw Peanuts

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Peanuts are not actually nuts. They are legumes, which makes them a relative to beans, peas and lentils.

The flavour of a raw peanut is unlike the flavour of any other nut.

Peanuts have a distinctive blend of earthiness and a tangy sharpness.

Their slightly soft texture makes them a nice addition to salads, baked goods, soups and main dishes.

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Nutrition

Nuts are very nutritious, providing protein and many essential vitamins, such as A and E, minerals, such as phosphorous and potassium, and fibre.

Nuts are also high in carbohydrate and monounsaturated oils, so should be as part of your dailydiet whereas pulses all belong to the legume group of plants, nuts come from a variety of different plant groups, so the nutritional content is more varied too.

A brief description of individual varieties is given.

Storage

Nuts should be stored in cool, dry conditions in airtight containers away from the light.

Because of their high levels monounsaturated oils, RAW Nutsbenefit from storage in the fridge or freezer to greatly increase their shelf life.

As a general rule nuts should not be kept for longer than a year.

Health Facts

1. The peanut is not a nut, but a legume related to beans and lentils.

2. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that diets higher in monounsaturated fats from peanuts and peanut butter reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease by 21% compared to the average American Diet, whereas a low-fat diet reduced the risk by only 12%.

3. A diet containing peanuts and peanut butter is a good source of protein and helps to include more of the "good fat" (unsaturated fat) and both naturally have zero cholesterol.

Unsalted extra large Australian peanuts out of the shell, roasted to perfection. Australia's favorite snack is now even fresher from Nuts Galore.