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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Marilyn, Northwood, OH December 2, 2011
“I was so excited... My delivery came 3 days early! I ordered the boiled peanuts, and they are delicious! I couldn't wait, so I opened them up right away, and It was everything I expected to taste!! I even got a sample of dried veggies. I have not yet tasted them, but I'm sure they will be just as satisfying as the peanuts were. Thank you for your prompt delivery. The packing was secure, and the contents inside were safe. I will certainly order with this company again!! Happy Customer!!”
STACEY, marion, illinois November 30, 2011
“THANKS ALOT NUTTY PEOPLE!! I HAVENT BEEN ABLE TO FIND BOILED PEANUTS UP HERE IN ILLINOIS!! THEY THINK IM NUTS FOR EATING THEM.... MY ORDER GOT HERE QUICK TOO.. YOU WILL HERE FROM ME AGAIN SOON... THANKS AGAIN NUTS”
Diane November 22, 2011
“These are the same brand of peanuts I bought when I lived in Georgia. I really like these as I was raised on them. Thank you. They were a Christmas present from my husband.
Betty, Phoenix, AZ November 19, 2011
“I received my peanuts as promised on Friday and couldn't wait to eat some, I ate (2) cans right away. Thank you so much for having my favorite snack. I will be ordering more soon. By the way, I was borned and raised in Rochelle, GA; thus the love of these nuts. lol”
Deborah, Meriden, CT October 26, 2011
“There will be one happy sailor in the Persian Gulf when he receives the Boiled Peanuts in his Christmas package. Next time I will send them directly to his FPO address. Nuts Online is a great way to remember our servicemen.”
Turner, Tucson, Arizona October 20, 2011
“Thanks to the timely arrival of my package, I did not have to go without
my self imposed one can per day allowance!”
ANN, BETHLEHEM, CT October 8, 2011
“I GAVE A CASE TO MY NIECE FOR HER B'DAY. IT WAS THE BEST PRESENT SHE RECEIVED. I ALWAYS BOUGHT HOME A COUPLE OF CANS WHEN I WAS TRAVELING FOR MY COMPANY TO GA. SHE FELL IN LOVE WITH THEM. NOW A CASE WILL ALWAYS BE ON HER XMAS LIST.”
james, dallas, Texas October 7, 2011
“i havent stopped eating boiled peanuts long enough to write :)..excellent service to the t...thanks so much nutsonline.com for your amazing service....ill be ordering more soon :)”
Charlotte, Houston, Texas October 7, 2011
“Got my peanuts. So happy. I ate a can as soon as they came to the door. It made my day, and they will be there for me when I need my peanuts fix. Thank you very much. As long as I have a supply of peanuts I can picture myself staying here in Houston. : )”
Bobbie, Arlington, TX October 5, 2011
“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.”
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Jeanna, Spring, Tx April 20, 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!”
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 in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. We do not recommend refrigeration or freezing.
Country of Origin: United States