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 got the peanuts on time and being a girl from Georgia where boiled peanuts are a treasure I had to open a can. There were as good as I had hoped they would be. The little freebie "veggies" were awesome. Thanks so much.”

, Arlington, TX October 5, 2011

“Ok, these are PERFECT, just like we get roadside in South Carolina but have never been able to find on-line. I suspect you may get tired in the future packing boxes and sending them to me and my clients.
Great Product!”

, Scotch Plains, New Jersey October 1, 2011

“The boiled peanuts are excellent....just like Mom would fix for me in Alabama.”

September 30, 2011

“My order arrived just as promised:
four days from time of submission,
and quite mouth watering (at least
the first can-smile). I am trying hard to allowance myself to one can per
day. So far sooo good. You will hear from me again! ”

, Tucson, Az September 25, 2011

“Quick delivery! Got my 6 cans of boiled peanuts today....only 5 cans left. Thanks for the veggie chips.”

, Bayonne, NJ September 20, 2011

“I just received a case of the green boiled peanuts along with a case of the Cajun boiled peanuts, and I am hoping they get me through until time to order more for Christmas. I am very impressed with Nuts Online; I placed my order on Labor Day, and I received my order today (Friday!).

I plan to share (a little) with coworkers; if you have never tried boiled peanuts, do! I consider it a vegan caviar from the South!

Great work, Nuts Online....I will be back soon.”

, Rochester, MN September 9, 2011

“My hubby has fallen in love with the boiled peanuts! I just placed his second order and will do doing a third very soon! I have the nuts shipped overseas and he receives them quickly. Get product and great service. Thanks for keeping my soldier happy while he is away from home!”

, CO Springs, CO September 9, 2011

“These made me feel like I was back home in Louisiana. So delicious they make you want to slap your Mama and run all the cats out of the house.! That's a compliment from my Step-Father. ”

, Antioch, Ca. September 7, 2011

“The boiled peanuts are the best.. I shared with staff of the Ashland, Oregon Chamber of Commerce, folks who had never heard of boiled peanuts. They loved them. The samples of Veggie Chips are also a hit.”

, Ashland, Oregon September 1, 2011

“Yeah,nuts arrived this morning by Untied Parcel Service. I have wolfed down one can and am working on the second. You're gonna get an order for a case cause THEY'RE GREAT!

, Johnson City, TN September 1, 2011

“My mom was born and raised in Alabama but lives in the Midwest now. She told me recently how she misses boiled peanuts, so I surprised her with a shipment of them from your company. She called me when they arrived just a few days later and was so excited to receive them!
Thanks so much for your speedy service. I will be using it often to keep her supplied.”

, Lutz, FL June 15, 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 open or closed under refrigeration for up to 6 months. This item can be frozen.

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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