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  • Writer's pictureMarissa Bialecki

Maple Candied Walnuts | Capital Chefs: Ed Witt of 701 (Part 2)

Updated: Dec 25, 2018

The recipe for this week is a simple one, but can be used in variety of ways. According to Witt, these maple candied walnuts are used to garnish the red wine pear, arugula, date and goat cheese salads at 701. While that sounds delicious, I’m sure you creative and ambitious foodies could find plenty of other uses for these walnuts. Read on for the full recipe.

Ed Witt's Maple Candied Walnuts

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup walnut halves 3/4 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup sugar 2 1/2 cup water powdered sugar as needed 1 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions: 1. Combine water, sugar, syrup & salt then bring to a simmer. Add walnuts and return to simmer for about 20 min. 2. Strain and lightly dust with powdered sugar. 3. Toast in a 325 degree oven until crispy.



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