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Hazelnuts Lead the Way as a Nutritional Option

Experts agree that hazelnuts are packed with vitamins, protein, and good fats — earning them the FDA heart-healthy seal of approval. Chefs around the world use hazelnuts in various forms, such as raw, roasted, minced, and pureed. They’re great on a salad, in your favorite recipe, or on top of a dessert.

In addition, hazelnut cooking oil has a composition similar to extra virgin olive oil, making it a healthy cooking option with great taste. Learn more about the nutritional benefits of hazelnuts.

Hazelnuts offer additional benefits from agricultural/environmental, sustainable energy, and wildlife perspectives.
Learn more from the Hybrid Hazelnut Consortium.

Cooking with Hazelnuts

Try these recipes and take advantage of the great taste and nutrition hazelnuts offer.

Hazelnuts by the Numbers

Nutrient Hazelnuts 21 kernels/oz
  • Calories 178 kcal
  • Protein 4.24 g
  • Total fat 17.22 g
  • Carbs 4.73 g
  • Fiber 2.7 g
  • Calcium 32 mg
  • Iron 1.33 mg
  • Vitamin E 4.26 mg

Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 20, 2007.