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Course: snack
Total time: under 15 minutes
Skill level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
Yield: Makes ½ cup
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Notes

Bright orange pumpkin is another native of Central America. Its flesh is consumed in late summer and fall, but its seeds serve year round as a snack, a nutty element in moles, and a taco topping.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable or peanut oil
  • ½ cup shelled pumpkin seeds

Directions

Heat the oil in a small flying pan over medium-low heat until it begins to smoke. Add the pumpkin seeds and stir until the seeds are browned and exude a nutty aroma, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove to a bowl and use right away, or store in an airtight jar for up to 1 week.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving

52kcal (3%)
4mg (0%)
0mg (0%)
0mcg RAE (0%)
58mg
41mg
2g
0g
0g
1g
0mg (0%)
1mg (0%)
1g (4%)
5g (7%)
1mg (3%)