Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.
Boiled peanuts are a tasty snack and a favorite food of the South. Their distinct salty taste comes from boiling green peanuts, still in the shell, in salt water. The boiling process releases flavors and nutrients from the peanut shell, making the nuts soft, fresh, and flavorful. Our boiled peanuts are canned only hours after being picked, so they retain their delicious taste.
How to Eat Boiled Peanuts
Our boiled peanuts come from the popular Margaret Holmes Peanut Patch brand, in 7.5 oz dried weight cans (these used to be called Roddenberry). To enjoy the boiled peanuts, drain the brine from the can and shell the peanuts. For extra flavor, try heating the peanuts in the liquid after opening the can.
Boiled Peanuts Nutrition
1. Boiled peanuts contain more antioxidants than roasted or raw peanuts. A 2007 study conducted by researchers from Alabama A&M University's Department of Food and Animal Sciences found that boiled peanuts bring out up to four times more phytochemicals that help protect against disease than raw, dry or oil-roasted nuts. These phytochemicals have antioxidant qualities that protect cells against the risk of degenerative diseases, including cancers, diabetes and heart disease.
2. Boiled peanuts support a healthy heart. Boiled Peanuts contain resveratrol, a plant chemical also found in red wine, which studies have shown to have a protective effect against cancer and heart disease. A 2013 study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine found that resveratrol still remains effective even after the body has metabolized it. The lead researcher of this study believes that this regeneration effect could be beneficial in treating a wide variety of human diseases.
3. Boiled peanuts are an excellent source of nutrients. Our peanuts are loaded with many vitamins and minerals and are high in plant protein. Also, the fat content is primarily the good kind which includes monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. According to the American Heart Association, replacing saturated and trans fat with unsaturated fat as part of a healthy diet can help lower LDL “bad” cholesterol levels.
A Tasty Tradition
Boiled peanuts have been a cultural tradition of the Southern United States since at least the Civil War, when Confederate soldiers would use salt water to boil and preserve the "goober peas" they were given as rations. Today, these peanuts are still extremely popular in the South, and were even proclaimed the official snack food of South Carolina in 2006. During the summer months, families, neighbors, and friends throughout the South often gather to boil peanuts together and enjoy them outdoors over a cold drink.
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Don, Vista, CA. August 10, 2011
“Order arrived at stated , well packed and preserved. Boiled peanuts were a great pick me up for my wife on a bad day. Reminded her of home and was a fantastic treat. Thanks so much you Folks”
ken, san antonio, texas August 6, 2011
“Awesome, i'm a happy camper...been looking all over for boiled peanuts and was happy to run across your site.....great product..!!”
Brittany, Cincinnati, OH August 5, 2011
“As soon as my package arrived I ripped it open to see my beloved boiled peanuts staring at me. As I popped one in my mouth it instantly took me back to the days in the South visiting family.
Thanks a Mil!”
eloisa, moreno valley, california August 2, 2011
“I received my order of boiled peanuts this afternoon by UPS, I taste them and love them, I'm very satisfied with my order. , thanks”
Chuck, Henderson, nevada August 1, 2011
“Years ago I was in Florida and bought a can of boiled peanuts. Loved them so bought a case. Hadn't been back in so long, always loved the boiled peanuts so thought I would look on line. Sure enough, and they are the exact brand I had so long ago. As soon as they arrived I had to open a can. The Years melted away and I was in Heaven. So glad I can get them on line. Now will never be without them for long. And the vegetable chips you sent were out of this world awesome. Too bad too little, the wife and I were fighting over them. Now there is something else I have to order. Will have to be a steady customer now.”
Emilie, Bristow, VA July 28, 2011
“This is the only place online where i have found boiled peanuts that satisfy my cravings! every time i travel to the south i seem to miss the fresh stands, and when i come back i always come to nutsonline. Fantastic service, always extremely fast delivery. Thank you!”
Steven P Krimbill, Petoskey, MI July 28, 2011
“Boiled peanuts! We live way up north, and rarely get far enough south to get any boiled peanuts. It finally occurred to me to buy them online, and we are thrilled!! Finally we can have them whenever we want!”
Sheryl, Cleveland, OH July 27, 2011
“Thanks Nuts Online ! My order arrived just as promised !
I'll be ordering again soon to replenish my boiled green peanuts in the kitchen pantry.
I noticed that the cans have a pull tab opening, no can opener needed ! These will surely be included on my next camping trip.
I loved the suggestion on the can that says warm them, never knew that (I lived in FL and always bought them fresh boiled but cold in a brown sack from a little roadside stand).
Mmm- They will be a great snack warmed over the campfire!”
Barbara, Warren, 48092 July 27, 2011
“Great delivery time, and your service was also great. Friendly service over the phone. I'll be ordering again. Thank you.”
Betty, Plymouth, MN July 25, 2011
“You guys are awesome!”
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Michael, Hyannis, MA August 30, 2014
“I ordered these Thursday evening, hoping to receive them for a big game on Saturday night. I don't know how you did it, but I received them on Saturday! Your prices and shipping are fantastic! Thank you, Michael J.”
Serving Size 30g (~1.1 oz.)
(Approx. 15.2 Servings/Pound)
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories From Fat||70|
Green Boiled Peanuts, Water, Salt, Erythorbic Acid (To Promote Color Retention).
Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.
Store open or closed under refrigeration for up to 6 months. This item can be frozen.
Country of Origin: United States