Boiled Peanuts

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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.

Customer Reviews

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“I recieved the boiled peanuts (it has been 10 years since I've had them) and they are delicious. Thank you for taking me home again.”

, Las Vegas, NV February 19, 2011

“Thank you for carrying the canned boiled peanuts!!! I became addicted to these when on a trip to FL 10 yrs ago. Green peanuts are impossible to find here (too hot and dry). Great care was taken in the packaging and the product arrived quickly. Will buy from again!!!”

, Peoria, AZ February 19, 2011

“I have ordered from Nuts Online before and as always; They Delivered FAST! The prices are still Great! I ordered the Peanut Patch Boiled Green Peanuts at a price not found anywhere else, Jumbo raw peanuts in the shell and dried turkish figs. Awesome! Everyone should Go Nuts at Nuts Online!”

, Farmington, WV February 17, 2011

“This was my first time ordering from this company and definitely will not be my last! My order was processed VERY quickly and shipped right away. Received my peanuts 2 days after ordering!
THANK YOU! Look forward to ordering again!”

, Zeeland, Michigan February 9, 2011

“I received my order of boiled peanuts. I was so happy they taste the same as I remembered. I had not thought about these since I was in High School and my friends dad had come back from Georgia and brought some home and I got to try them. Now some 30 years later I am able to remember back on those days and enjoy the little things. My husband also enjoyed the gift you sent us, he is a pistachio fan! Thank you”

, Bakersfield, CA February 9, 2011

“the boiled peanuts i order are great the best i have ever had thank you”

, lewiston, maine February 1, 2011

“My husband is originally from Florida and now we live out in las vegas and he loves and misses his childhood staple, boiled peanuts. I've tried making them for him, buying some made at local restaurants but nothing will do but the peanut patch brand peanuts. He LOVES these so for special occasions I order him a few packs.
Thanks for making my job easy!!”

, las vegas, nv January 30, 2011

“I just received my boiled peanuts. 1st of all it took all of two days to arrive (yay!) and 2nd I had no idea these were the same nuts that my family and I buy everytime we go down south. I opened up a can as soon as they arrived (...uh...just to test) and they are sooo good. Now I don't want to share with the family but I guess I have to. Thanks guys! These are so good. I will be E-ing you again.”

, Dolton, Illinois January 30, 2011

“Ordered online and they sent me confirmation of shipping that evening and 3 days later they arrived! Hadn't had boiled peanuts in over 4 yrs. Can't find them up north, so I would buy as many as I could find when we went down south. Don't have to go without again! YUM! YUM! YUM! Thank you for sending them so quickly. Will order again when supply here is depleted!”

, Macedonia, Ohio January 29, 2011

“lived in georgia20 yrs ago and discovered your peanuts....up here in mn i crave them still.....they are so delicious....yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm thank you all....”

, minneapolis, mn January 27, 2011

“We'll you "nutty" people have done it again.... My second order and more than satisfied! Love how quickly you ship and LOVE the Buffalo peanuts and my Boiled peanuts! You guys are great!”

, Spring, Tx April 20, 2014

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 30g (~1.1 oz.)
(Approx. 15.2 Servings/Pound)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
Calories From Fat 70
%DV
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 320mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 0% Calcium 0%
Vitamin C 0% Iron 2%

Ingredients

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.

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. We do not recommend refrigeration or freezing.

Country of Origin: United States

ID: 2007

From our family to yours, since 1929

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.

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