Now that you’ve roasted the perfect pumpkin and made delicious pumpkin purée, what do you do with all of those seeds? Don’t just toss them in the garbage!
Pumpkin seeds are full of nutrients and taste amazing when roasted. They’re a perfect protein-packed snack when on-the-go. You can create all kinds of flavor varieties from basic sea salt to sweet maple cinnamon to savory pesto to spicy curry.
Prepare your pumpkin as you would when roasting, scooping out the seeds and setting them aside.
Roasting pumpkin seeds is simple and ensures you benefit from the whole pumpkin. No need to shell the pumpkin seeds (fun fact, shelled pumpkin seeds are called pepitas in Central America); leaving them in their shells will boost their fiber content. So let’s get started!
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds & Curry Spice Blend
Excited about the flavor pop curry adds to roasted pumpkin seeds but looking for the perfect curry spice blend? I wouldn’t leave you hanging! Open up your spice cabinet and prepare to tantalize your taste buds with this awesome curry blend.
The spices in curry, especially curcumin (the active ingredient in turmeric), impart powerful anti-inflammatory properties and may protect against cancer, bacterial infections, heart attacks, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Pairing curry with nutritious pumpkin seeds is a great way to enjoy the flavors of the season while staying healthy.
Do you prefer your pumpkin seeds plain or flavored? Share in the comments below!
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