nutritional information

Per 1/4-cup serving:

  • Calories: 81
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Total Fat: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: <1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 76 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 0 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Perfect Pumpkin Seeds

Makes 2 cups

Don’t toss the seeds! Follow these simple steps, then use them to jazz up salads, soups, and stews. Stored in an airtight container, they’ll stay fresh up to a week.
  • 1 Tbs. plus (optional) ¼ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups cleaned pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. spice or spice blend (such as chili powder, curry powder, seafood seasoning, garam masala, etc.), optional

1. Bring 1 Tbs. salt and 4 cups water to a boil. Add pumpkin seeds, and boil 10 minutes. Drain, and spread on paper-towel-lined plate or baking sheet to dry and cool.

2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss pumpkin seeds with oil and spice (if using) in large bowl, and season with 1/4 tsp. salt, if using. Spread in single layer on baking sheet, and bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until crisp and golden, stirring occasionally. Cool before serving.

October 2012 p.78

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Molly - 2013-09-16 02:33:11

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Molly - 2013-09-08 04:51:21