What better way to celebrate National Pecan Month than with the most delicious pecan recipes you can serve up for any meal of the day. These sweet and savory dishes will satisfy all your crunchy cravings.
You'll be glad to know that pecans are heart-healthy, fat-burning snack that can reduce your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and heart disease, as well as speed weight loss, thanks to omega-6 fatty acids. So, don't feel guilty about digging into our favorite pecan pie recipes. Your body will thank you, trust us!
Of course, there are plenty of ways to enjoy pecans if you think outside the pie. Sprinkle them on salads for a nutty flavor that will balance out bitter greens and oily vinaigrettes. Or toast them and add to pasta for a surprising crunch. One of our favorite ways to cook with pecans is to mash them up and make falafel, a deep-fried vegetarian patty typically made of ground chickpeas, fava beans, and herbs and spices. You really can't go wrong no matter how you choose to use your pecans.
Keep scrolling to check out our favorite pecan recipes to inspire you during National Pecan month and beyond!