Recipe: Savory Granola by Executive Chef Todd Slossman of Chef’s Club by Food and Wine Magazine at The St. Regis Aspen, Colorado!

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Recipe and Photos by Chef’s Club/Food and Wine/The St. Regis, Aspen.

Savory Granola

By Todd Slossberg, Executive Chef of Chefs Club at The St. Regis Aspen.

by Food & Wine

2 cups old-fashioned oats

½ cup pistachios, fried*

½ cup walnuts, fried *

½ cup hazelnuts, fried*

1 cup puffed kamut or

puffed quinoa

2 Tbsp. powdered sugar

1 cup popped sorghum**

2 oz. butter

1 oz. extra-virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp. vadouvan***

2 Tbsp. sea salt

1 tsp. black pepper

• Preheat oven to 325ºF.

• In a small saucepan, melt butter with oil, vadouvan, salt, and pepper until well blended and fragrant.

• In a bowl, combine all dry ingredients except popped sorghum. Add spiced butter-oil and mix well.

• Arrange mixture evenly on a sheet pan lined with wax paper. Bake 7-12 minutes, stirring evenly to toast.

• At the last minute, add popped sorghum and mix thoroughly.

*Pan-fry nuts separately in canola oil in a skillet until crispy.

**For popped sorghum: Add 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil to a saucepan set over low heat. Add 4 Tbsp. sorghum seeds to pot and cover with lid. Shake pot continually while sorghum seeds pop; remove from heat when popping stops.

***Buy vadouvan, a French-Indian curry-like spice blend, online.

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