Blanched raw peanuts are whole peanuts without the skin, and without the addition of sugar, salt, oil or fat. First blanched to remove their skin, these peanuts are then lightly roasted to bring out their buttery and nutty flavor; they are ideal for cooking, baking, as a snack or as a garnish.
Peanuts aren't just delicious and flavorful, they're also packed with nutrients. Here's what you need to know about peanuts:
- Cholesterol free
-Good source of protein, fiber, iron and folate
-Excellent source of vitamin E and resveratrol: antioxidants that help prevent cardiovascular disease