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Santa Fe Snack Seeds

Prep time 9 mins
Cook time 9 mins
Yield Makes 4 cups (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
Divide this hip food gift evenly among small airtight storage jars available from import or home stores.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cups pumpkin seeds
  • 2 cups sunflower seeds

Nutrition Information

  • calories 140
  • caloriesfromfat 74 %
  • fat 11.5 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • monofat 2.1 g
  • polyfat 3.1 g
  • protein 4.7 g
  • carbohydrate 5.7 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 5 mg
  • calcium 11 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet until hot; add cumin and chili powder. Cook over medium-high heat 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add sugar and honey, and stir until sugar dissolves.

  2. Stir in pumpkin and sunflower seeds; cook, stirring constantly, 8 minutes or until seeds are toasted and mixture smells good.

  3. Carefully spoon seed mixture onto a big piece of lightly greased aluminum foil. Cool completely. Store seeds in an airtight container up to 2 weeks.

  4. Tip: Use a funnel to fill the jars with the seed mix.

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