Preparation Time - 15 Minutes
Preparation Method - Roast

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Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

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Eat as a snack, or use as a garnish for soups and salads. Delicious either way.

Cora H. | October 15th, 2023

Ingredients are for 8 Portions
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Qty Unit Ingredient
2 cups Pumpkin Seeds
3 cups Water » cold
1 tablespoon Salt
1 teaspoon Chili Powder
1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
1/8 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon Garlic Powder
1/8 teaspoon Cocoa Powder
Prep Time Process Time Overall Time
15 Minutes 1 Hour 1 hour 15 minutes
Preheat oven to 300°F / 150°C / Gas Mark 2

1. Scoop all the seeds out of a fresh pumpkin.

2. Place seeds in colander and rinse thoroughly under cold running water. Remove any pumpkin strings and pulp that cling to the seeds.

3. Measure the amount of seeds you have. For each 2 cups of pumpkin seeds, combine the above ingredients in a sauce pan.

4. Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly until the salt is dissolved.

5. Reduce the heat to low, partially cover the pan, and simmer the seeds for 30 minutes.

6. Drain seeds well and spread them in a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet.

7. Roast them in a preheated 300°F oven for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the seeds are crisp but not burned.

8. Transfer the spiced seeds to a bowl to cool completely.

9. Store in an airtight container or plastic bag.

10. Be sure to label and date your container.

Submitted by Cora H. | October 15th, 2023 See all of Cora H.'s Recipes.

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To keep your cauliflower looking bright and white, try adding a 1/4 cup of milk to the boiling water. The milk's proteins and fats form a protective barrier around the cauliflower florets, preserving their color and enhancing their natural whiteness on the plate.

@Cora H. | October 15th, 2023
These will keep at room temperature for up to 2 weeks, in the refrigerator for about 3 to 4 weeks and frozen for up to 6 months.

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