Instead of scraping them out of your pumpkin and shelling them, you can buy shelled, roasted pumpkin seeds from health food or produce sellers. Add these delicious candied pumpkin seeds to salads or nibble them for a protein-rich snack.
Candied Pumpkin Seeds
In a medium saucepan stir together
1 1/2 C shelled, roasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
3/4 C sugar
1/4 C water
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/16 tsp ground cloves
1/16 tsp ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp salt
Stir over medium high heat until water evaporates, about 15 minutes. Spread on lightly greased baking pan to cool.
Million Dollar Salad
Toss together 6 C. of your favorite salad greens. Add
1 C dried sweetened cranberries
1 C crumbled feta cheese
1 C candied pumpkin seeds
Dress with Girard’s Light Champagne dressing.
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