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A question about a recipe: Tuscan Onion Confit


This looks great but I want to make it for some who can't eat pine or other nuts. Any substitute idea? Would it work as well without them? Thanks.

asked by Stan Harrison about 3 years ago
7 answers 1060 views
Merrill Stubbs

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added about 3 years ago

It would be just fine without the nuts!

added about 3 years ago

Thank you! I thought the same but I'm happy you feel the same.
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added about 3 years ago

I forgot to buy pine nuts and had to add them at the last minute. It tasted great without the nuts too. Maybe just add extra raisins or other dried fruits. I used dried cranberries, which have a bit more of a bite. It was hands-down the favorite dish at Thanksgiving and I gave the recipe to several people.

added about 3 years ago

Cranberries. Great idea! Thank you!

added about 3 years ago

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added about 3 years ago

I'm allergic to nuts, and I'd make this in a heartbeat without them.

added almost 3 years ago

I think sunflower seeds are a good replacement for pine nuts.