Hazelnut Chai Granola

  • Yield: 8 servings


This granola recipe is an explosion of flavors and seasonings–hazelnuts, cinnamon, cardamom, pumpkin, honey, ginger and chai. Have it for a snack, have it for lunch or have it as a grab-and-go breakfast you prepared the night before; this granola can do it all.


  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 11⁄2 cups ​Oregon hazelnuts​, roughly chopped 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • Contents of 2 chai tea bags
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1⁄2 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Lightly oil a large baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl combine oats, hazelnuts, pumpkin seeds, tea, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper, salt, and cloves. Stir in honey, oil, and vanilla to combine.
  3. On prepared baking sheet spread granola in a thin layer. Bake, stirring every 15 minutes, until well-browned and crisp, about 45 minutes.
  4. Let granola cool completely on baking sheet, then store in an airtight container at room temperature.

nutrition facts

Based on 8 servings

Per serving:

  • Calories470
  • Total Fat31g
  • Saturated Fat3.5g
  • Monounsaturated Fat19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat7g
  • Cholesterol0mg
  • Sodium150mg
  • Carbohydrate44g
  • Dietary Fiber6g
  • Protein12g
  • Vitamin D0mcg
  • Calcium53mg
  • Iron4mg
  • Potassium426mg

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