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Boiled Peanuts

Boiled Peanuts Recipe and Video


Boiled peanuts make a delicious snack!


  • 5 pounds raw peanuts, in shells
  • 1 cup salt
  • water to cover


  1. Wash the peanuts and place them in a pot. Add salt and water. Bring the water to a boil.
  2. Let the water boil for 3 hours.
  3. Taste the peanuts, if they are not salty enough for your taste add more salt. If you would like the peanuts to be softer, return the water to boil and cook until they reach the consistency you desire.

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Nutritional Information

Boiled Peanuts

Servings Per Recipe: 40
Calories: 321.8
% Daily Value *
protein: 29 %
carbohydrates: 3 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 19 %
fat: 43 %
saturated fat: 19 %
vitamin a iu:
niacin equivalents: 71 %
vitamin b6: 12 %
vitamin c:
folate: 34 %
calcium: 5 %
iron: 15 %
magnesium: 34 %
potassium: 11 %
sodium: 94 %
thiamin: 36 %
calories from fat:
percent of calories from carbs:
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percent of calories from protein:
percent of calories from sat fat:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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