The pumpkin seed, which is a delicacy in Mexican cuisine has been known to be consumed by indigenous populations as early as 7000 BCE. The native people of Mexico have been using these often overlooked little treasures since before recorded history! The seeds are enjoyed roasted, ground, or toasted with some seasoning for a great snack!
Flavor profile: nutty
Used in: toasted/roasted and eaten as a snack, used to make sauces
Health benefits: High in Antioxidants, High in Magnesium, High in Fiber.