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Jalapeño Olive Oil Spiced Roasted Pumpkin and Acorn Squash Seeds

Jalapeño Olive Oil Spiced Roasted Pumpkin and Acorn Squash Seeds

Recipe by: Gabrielle

SERVES: 7 (8) oz. servings

PREP TIME: 10 minutes COOK TIME: 1 hour TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 10 minutes + Drying Time

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups fresh uncleaned pumpkin and squash seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. GC Napa Valley Natural Jalapeño Olive Oil
  • ½ tsp. GC Napa Valley Olive Spice Blend
  • 1½ tsp. GC Napa Valley Natural Sage Finishing Sea Salt
  • 1 cup dry roasted peanuts or your favorite roasted nut

TO PREPARE

  1. Clean seeds: Put pumpkin and squash seeds in a bowl of cool water. Pinch away any flesh and strings and discard. Pour seeds into a colander and rinse. Shake colander to remove as much water as possible. Transfer seeds to a clean kitchen towel and pat dry. Allow seeds to air dry for a few hours or overnight.
  2. Sort through seeds and remove any broken or unusable seeds.
  3. Preheat oven to 275 degrees. Whisk the following in a medium size bowl: Jalapeño Olive Oil, Olive Spice Blend and Sage Finishing Salt. Add the seeds and stir to evenly coat. Spread seeds on a parchment lined baking sheet in an even layer. Roast for 45-60 minutes or until golden brown and crunchy, stirring every 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let completely cool.

TO SERVE

Put roasted seeds and roasted peanuts in a serving bowl for all to enjoy.

SHOPPING LIST

  • 1 jar 16 oz. dry roasted peanuts or your favorite roasted nut
  • Raw pumpkin and squash seeds
  • GC Napa Valley Natural Jalapeño Olive Oil
  • GC Napa Valley Olive Spice Blend
  • GC Napa Valley Natural Sage Finishing Sea Salt
  • Parchment paper, 1 sheet
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