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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“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

“S000....Good!!!!! I haven't had these since I was in Alabama....Will order again.”

, Chula Vista, CA June 8, 2014

“Totally enjoying my boiled peanuts. Takes me back to my childhood in North Carolina. Thank you!”

, Federal Way, WA May 16, 2014

“yummmmmmmmmmmmmm! next time i want the hot ca ones!!!!!!”

, Rochester, NY May 14, 2014

“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

“The shopping online was easy & the variety is wonderful.
I live in OH where there aren't any boiled peanuts so imagine my joy when I found them on this site!
The box was adorable when it arrived & it did so in a timely manner. The cans had no damage & the tracking # is a nice addition.
I will be buying from you guys again! thank you!”

, sandusky, ohio March 19, 2014

“I eat boiled peanuts while vacationing in the south but could not find them here in Terre Haute until recently. I love them alone and also in my salads. Delicious!”

, Terre Haute, IN March 16, 2014

“I was looking online to see who sold boiled peanuts and was first on the search. I browsed the website and found what I needed. After ordering, the processing, shipping and communication emails were super fast! The package arrived with crazy funny notes on it which added to their likeability! I will use in the future and will recommend them to anyone needing nuts.”

February 20, 2014

“Ordered some boiled peanuts to have a taste from my childhood. They were amazingly fast and all the taste I remember. My kids and I loved them! Thank you for great product and service!”

, Tiskilwa, IL January 30, 2014

“I found searching for green boiled peanuts and ordered some along with chocolate covered pretzels. My order came the very next day and everything was great. I just ordered more, they ship super fast. This place is great, glad I found it and I will order lots of great things from them many times. They give free samples too.”

, North Potomac, MD December 19, 2013

“Very fast service. Delivered before expected.”

, Hudson, FL October 17, 2014

Nutrition Facts

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

Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
Calories From Fat 70
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%


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

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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