Beefy Beer Nuts, Perfectly Roasted On The Grill

Bold and beautiful, these beefy home roasted nuts are an instant party hit.

A splash of Worcestershire, black pepper, garlic, cumin, and hot sauce make these homemade roasted nuts taste like meat. But don't worry, you'll barely notice the heat. Wash these down with a Moscato or Spumante. 

Be sure to visit our "how-to" post on party nuts here to learn more about grill roasted nuts including the best tools for grilling the nuts, suggested ingredients for customizing this and other recipes and so much more!

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This delicious home made nut mix is perfect for any party and is much better than what you buy at the store.

Course. Snack. Side Dish. Appetizer.  

Cuisine. American.

Makes. 1 pound

Preparation time. 20 minutes

Cooking time. 30 minutes

Cooling time. 2 hours


1 tablespoon Morton's kosher salt

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 1/2 teaspoons paprika

1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder

1 teaspoon finely ground black pepper

2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon hot red pepper sauce

1 pound raw pecan halves or almonds


1) Fire up. Preheat your grill/smoker to 225°F in the indirect zone.

2) Prep. In a bowl, mix together the salt, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, and black pepper. Add the wet ingredients and stir. Add the nuts and coat.

3) Cook. Place on an oiled grill topper and smoke for 30 minutes, stirring and flipping after 15 minutes. Take them off, spread the out in a pan and let them cool and harden thoroughly for about 2 hours.

4) Serve. Once cooled, serve the nuts immediately or store in an airtight container.

Meathead Goldwyn

Meathead is the founder and publisher of, and is also known as the site's Hedonism Evangelist and BBQ Whisperer. He is also the author of "Meathead, The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", a New York Times Best Seller and named one of the "100 Best Cookbooks of All Time" by Southern Living.



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