savory granola

Savory Granola

  • Author: Kate Morgan Jackson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 2.5 cups 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Granola can be savory as well as sweet – try this recipe for a spicy savory version that is perfect as a soup, salad or egg topping, or even all on its own!


  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (or any other nuts you like!)
  • 1/2 cup salted shelled sunflower seeds
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Stir oats, nuts, seeds and thyme together.
  2. Beat the egg white with a mixer until stiff peaks form.
  3. Scrape egg white into bowl and stir until everything is well coated with egg. Add salt and pepper.
  4. Spread on a foil-lined rimmed baking pan and bake in 350 degree oven until browned, about 30 minutes.
  5. Cool completely, then break into pieces.


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