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Marcona almonds, the "Queen of Almonds," are imported from Spain. They are shorter, rounder, softer, and sweeter than the California variety. These blanched Marcona almonds are roasted in olive oil and then sprinkled with sea salt, offering a delicious taste.Marcona Almonds vs. Regular Almonds
Marcona almonds are prized for being more tender, sweet, and delicate than regular almonds, with a nice buttery flavor that is due to their high oil and moisture content. California almonds have been described as tasting more “woody” in comparison. Long used in Spanish cuisine, Marcona almonds are now gaining popularity among Americans. Marcona almonds contain the same excellent health benefits as all almonds, including cholesterol-lowering monounsaturated fats. They are also an equally rich source of protein, antioxidants, iron, and calcium.
Use Marcona almonds in salads, with cheeses, alongside fruit, and in desserts. The Spanish use marcona almonds in tapas and treats like turron, a traditional nougat candy. The enjoyable flavor, and smooth, delicate texture of these unique almonds creates a wonderful snack in itself. For more options, see our entire selection of almonds.
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deborah February 9, 2014
“I ordered from la tienda first, I wasn't happy, so I decided to try nuts.com.... very happy. I will order from you again”
Monica, Sun City West, AZ January 29, 2014
“I just love these almonds! I have a recipe that I use for them.
1 lb. Marcona almonds
2 tsp. good olive oil
2 tblsp. Minced fresh thyme
1 tsp. kosher salt
2 good pinches of fleur de sel
Combine first four ingredients on a foil-lined baking sheet and bake for 10-15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Watch them carefully after 10 minutes. May only need 3 minutes last go around. Sprinkle with fleur de sel after removing from oven while the almonds are still hot.
I serve these at cocktail parties and they go very fast...people can't leave them alone! Let me know what you think..?
Thanks so much, Monica”
ralph and sherry creighton, tampa, FL January 8, 2014
“The most incredible almonds we have ever tasted. Worth every penny!”
Norma, Queens, NY December 19, 2013
“Love you guys! As has been my experience with you in the past, my order arrived on time and in perfect condition. The three items I ordered (Marcona almonds, French Burnt Peanuts and chocolate covered sunflower seeds are all fresh and delicious. The free sample (dried strawberries) were yummy too. If only I could get other companies to be as wonderful as Nuts.com !!”
Cindy, Philadelphia, PA November 14, 2013
“Best ever marcona (salted) almonds! Quick delivery... opened and enjoyed some immediately! May have to ration portions so the nuts last in our house!”
bruce, los angeles, ca November 1, 2013
“Thank you so much. Delivered on time, great quality. Love my marcona almonds!!!”
Leslie, Jamestown, Ohio September 25, 2013
“Well....just received my Marcona Almonds! Tried the Marcona, which were sold at the HEB in The Woodlands, Texas. These are every bit as delicious. Just the right amount of salt. So excited to try the sample of salted cashews! Thanks for the quick shipping. Now to wait for the dark chocolate Marcona Almonds to come back in stock. One happy gal in Ohio!”
Barb, Picton, ON August 30, 2013
“Thanks so much for the great customer service. From the moment I placed my order until only several days later when I received my order, you kept me in the loop. And the marcona almonds are delicious, really fresh. I will not hesitate to use your site again.”
Margaret, Wausau, WI August 24, 2013
“I ordered the roasted Marcona almonds and they are just like the almonds I had years ago when I was a college student in Madrid. We are very impressed with the pecan date rolls and macadamia nuts. I'm glad I got to know you with my first order of almond paste that I used to make marzipan "fruits" for my daughter's wedding last year! Great stuff and marvelous service. ”
Patricia, Boynton beach, FL August 20, 2013
“Thank you! My Spanish almonds arrived so quickly and taste exactly like the fresh ones I bought at a market in Spain this summer. I'm so impressed with your company...the speed of delivery, the quality of the nuts...and love your tongue-in-cheek packaging!”
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Cherie, Fort Lauderdale, FL September 12, 2014
“Always delicious !”
Serving Size 28g (~1 oz.)
(Approx. 16.2 Servings/Pound)
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories From Fat||150|
Marcona almonds, olive oil, salt.
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Approximately 360 pieces per pound.
Store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. It is ok to refrigerate.
Country of Origin: Spain
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