Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Toasted Squash Seeds

Toasted Squash Seeds

I always grew up eating pumpkin seeds post-carving at Halloween time. I had no idea you could use the same method with butternut squash and spaghetti squash seeds! If you follow my blog, you know how obsessed I am with butternut and spaghetti squash. Next time, don't throw away those seeds! Use this simple recipe to make a delicious salty snack!

Seeds from one butternut/spaghetti squash, cleaned
1 tbsp. salt
1 cup hot water
Salt and pepper to taste

1. Dissolve salt in hot water. Add seeds and allow to soak overnight or about 8 hours.
2. Remove seeds from water and pay dry with towel. 
3. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Spread out seeds on baking sheet and season with salt and pepper. Bake 5 minutes, stir seeds and bake another 5 minutes. Let cool, season as desired and enjoy! 

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