Roasted Pumpkin Seeds (Ve)
Don't throw away your pumpkin seeds, they're filled with health benefits!
Pumpkin (size of your choice!)
1. Cut open your pumpkin from the top, circling around the stalk, and lift up the top.
2. Scrape out the pulp and seeds.
3. Separate the seeds from the stringy pulp.
Our expert tip: To separate your pumpkin seeds from the stringy pulp, simply rinse under cool water. You can then compost the leftover strings.
4. Measure out your pumpkin seeds. We use cups but you may use grams. 1 cup of pumpkin seeds = 119 grams of pumpkin seeds.
5. For every cup of pumpkin seeds, add 1 cups of water and 1/2 tablespoon of salt to a saucepan.
6. Bring to a boil and let simmer for at least 10 mins, then drain using a sieve.
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7. Lay a baking sheet to a baking tray and drizzle over some olive oil.
8. Set your oven to 200 Celcius or 400 Fahrenheit.
9. Add seeds to the baking tray and roast for 5-20 mins in the top shelf of the oven. Keep a beady eye on them because it all depends on how big your seeds are how quickly they will bake! You're looking for a light brown colour and that will give you a satisfying crunch.
10. Take the seeds out of the oven and you can either season with garlic powder, paprika, dill, dry mustard. You can really make this recipe your own. Or you may opt simple and leave them to cool and eat as a lightly salted, healthy snack.
Enjoy! Outrageously delicious and just happens to be vegan.
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