This is our new favorite snack. It's a great way to put these healthful seeds into your diet. Try them on your favorite salads, too.
Yield:
1 1/2 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Mix lime juice, pepper, cayenne and salt and stir until dissolved. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add pepita seeds and toss frequently until seeds begin to turn light golden and expand. Add seasoned lime juice all at once and stir well to coat all seeds. Remove from heat and cool in the pan.Serve at room temperature.

Also great in salads for a crunchy texture.

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