Vietnamese Cajun Salad Crunch

Crispy, crunchy, and aromatic, this quick-prep salad topping drops the unexpectedly bold taste of Flavor Inspirations Vietnamese x Cajun Style Seasoning onto any salad, along with pumpkin seeds and cashews as an additional nod to popular Vietnamese ingredients.

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Crispy, crunchy, and aromatic, this quick-prep salad topping drops the unexpectedly bold taste of Flavor Inspirations Vietnamese x Cajun Style Seasoning onto any salad, along with pumpkin seeds and cashews as an additional nod to popular Vietnamese ingredients.

This recipe is featured as a part of the Flavor Forecast 23rd Edition McCormick Flavor of the Year, Vietnamese x Cajun. Explore more Flavor Forecast recipes HERE and shop for Vietnamese x Cajun Style Seasoning HERE.

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5m
PREP TIME
15m
COOK TIME
6
INGREDIENTS

Servings: 20 (2-tablespoons)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons vietnamese x cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 pound (8 ounces) whole grain buckwheat
  • 1/2 pound (8 ounces) raw pepitas
  • 1/2 pound (8 ounces) raw cashews, coarsely chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Preheat oven to 325°F. Whisk agave. olive oil and Seasoning in large bowl until well blended. Add buckwheat, pepitas and cashews, stirring to coat evenly. Line 2 large shallow baking pans with parchment. Spread mixture into an even layer on parchment.
  • 2 Bake 15 minutes. Cool completely on pans. Break apart and store in an airtight container up to one week. Serve on salads as a crunchy addition or try as a snack mix.

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