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Roasted Chestnuts Recipe

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Mon, Nov 30, 2015
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How to make roasted chestnuts (castanhas assadas), great snack, enjoy.
Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 30 min
Ready In 40 min
Level of DifficultyEasy


2 pounds chestnuts1 cup water1 tablespoon coarse sea salt to taste
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  1. Preheat the oven to 345 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Wash the chestnuts in water.
  3. Make a horizontal cut on the side of each chestnut.
  4. Place the chestnuts on a baking tray and sprinkle with the water and salt to taste.
  5. Roast the chestnuts for about 30-35 minutes in the oven until they are browned but not overcooked and soft on the inside. You must find a healthy medium to make sure they are not too soft and not too cooked as it makes all the difference.
  6. Once they are done, serve while hot.
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