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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“Your Boiled Peanuts Boomps! They are the best tasting boiled peanuts I have had in a very long time. And I am from down south Georgia a very long time ago. Your prompt and courteous service is Superb. The quality and prices of products from Nuts Online are excellent.
My only question is,
Are your boiled peanuts available year round?
Hank,

, Bowie, Maryland November 16, 2009

“Nuts arrived today and this Alabama gal sure was glad to get them.Had fried chicken for supper but made the mistake of trying a couple before supper and of course I did not stop at a couple.Oh well just more chicken for the hubby.
Thanks for the quick service

, Leavenworth, Ks November 12, 2009

“I used to eat boiled peanuts as a kid growing up in Florida. I thought I could only get them when I went down there to visit, since they do not sell them in the stores up north. Now I found you guys and I can get them anytime I want. Sweet!”

, chesterton, in September 1, 2009

“I ordered 6 cans of boiled peanuts (regular) for my wife as a surprise. She's originally from Georgia and has been wanting boiled peanuts for some time. When she opened the package her face lit up like a kid at Christmas. She immediately opened a can, warmed them and proceeded to eat the whole can. She said they were absolutely delicious. Thanks "Nuts."”

, Pryor, OK August 25, 2009

“On the way to Myrtle Beach, SC this year, I saw a hot boiled peanuts sign on the side of the road, and fell in love again as I did when I first had boiled peanuts in Florida a decade ago. I live in Northern VA and am unable to find green peanuts to boil or boiled peanuts. I tried a six pack of green boiled peanuts in cans from Nuts Online. I received them so quickly, heated them up on the stove for a couple of hours because I like them soft, and I just ordered 24 cans. I can't wait to eat what I have been missing from the South for so long! Thank you Nuts Online! You found a customer for life!”

, manassas, VA August 14, 2009

“These are the best, I now have all my coworkers hooked. Thank you so much!!!!”

, Redding, CA August 12, 2009

“I have to admit i was skeptical ordering green boiled peanuts on line but i have to say they are GREAT!! They taste just like the ones i ate as a kid in Mississippi. ”

, Canton, MI August 9, 2009

“I just wanted to say that I just love your boiled nuts. I will not eat any other nuts other than these. They are soft to eat and just awesome!
Again, I want to thank you for the nuts and you will always be on my mailing list.

Arlene Warren”

, memphis, tenn July 17, 2009

“Hi: Don't know how you do it, but another head-spinningly fast delivery of delicious stuff. It's disappearing fast - only about half left of the bagged items, yummy hunky dorey popcorn and nonpareils! Simply fruit cocktail is all gone, and what else can I say but ''BOILED PEANUTS'', I'm in heaven again. Thanks!!”

, Maine June 17, 2009

“Hi to all:
I received my delivery of nuts and nut products today, 6/11/09. First, let me state that everything arrived in perfect condition! Not to mention the promptness at which you processed my order. I ate a can of the boiled peanuts as soon as I got my hands on them. They're everything I expected, and a great deal more. I'm impressed with your company, and very, very satisfied! No complaints here whatsoever! I'll be placing more orders in the future for sure. Glad I found you on the internet.
I must confess, I almost "teared up" when I tasted the boiled peanuts. It took me back to my childhood in South Carolina. You just can't find boiled peanuts anywhere except in the south. WOW! Delicious!!
An extremely satisfied customer,
John W. Jones

, Arlington, VA June 11, 2009

“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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