Tag: pepitas

Autumn Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients: seeds from 2 small sugar pumpkins 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon cardamom 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 2 tablespoons canola oil Directions: Preheat oven to 225. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small bowl, stir all ingredients together […]

Sweet Chocolate Halloween Chex Mix

Ingredients 5 cups Chocolate Chex cereal 1/2 cup honey roasted peanuts 1 1/2 cup broken vanilla pizzelles 1/2 cup chocolate-ginger pumpkin seeds* or plain pepitas 1 cup Halloween mix (like Brach’s Mellowcreme Autumn Mix) 3 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Ingredients: Pre-heat […]

Pepita Cotija Broccoli Slaw

Ingredients: 6 oz packaged broccoli slaw mix* 1/4 cup pepitas (hulled, roasted pumpkin seeds) 1/4 cup Cotija cheese, crumbled for the dressing: 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon ground chipotle 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: In a small bowl, whisk […]

Panes con Pavo (Salvadoran Turkey Sandwich)

Ingredients: 14 oz canned diced tomatoes 2 teaspoons ground mustard 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon annatto seeds 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 2 bay leaves 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 2 tablespoons hulled, roasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas) 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 3 cloves garlic 1/2 cup diced onion 4.5 […]

Chocolate Chip Pepita Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1 cup light brown sugar 1 egg, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/3 cup salted, shelled, roasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas) Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Line 3 cookie sheets […]

Torta Ahogada (drowned sandwich)

Ingredients: to serve: 4 long rolls with hard outer crusts (pan salado or other crusty bread with a soft center) 1 1/2 cup Old El Paso Traditional Refried Beans 1 medium white onion, sliced into thin rings for the pork: 1 onion, cut into rings 3 lb boneless pork roast […]

Almond Cherry Coconut Granola

Ingredients: 5 cups old fashioned rolled oats 1 cup raw, whole almonds 1/2 cup dried tart cherries 1/2 cup pepitas (unsalted hulled pumpkin seeds) 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/4 cup canola oil 1/4 cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: Slow cooker instructions: Place the oats, honey, oil, vanilla, almonds […]

Turkey with Red Mole

Ingredients:1 1/2 turkey (about 6 lb) for the dry rub:2 teaspoons salt1 teaspoon ground chipotle1 teaspoon hot Mexican chili powder1/2 teaspoon cumin1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon oregano1/2 teaspoon black pepper1/2 teaspoon garlic powder for the sauce:8 dried guajillo chiles, stems and seeds removed5 dried pasilla chiles, stems and seeds removed14 oz […]

Pumpkin Cornbread

Ingredients:1 cup flour1 cup cornmeal1 cup pumpkin puree1/4 cup sugar1/4 cup pepitas (unroasted, shelled pumpkin seeds)1 teaspoon baking powder1 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Grease or spray one 8×8 baking pan or an 8 inch pie tin. In a medium bowl, whisk together the cornmeal, flour, […]

Sweet & Spicy Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cup pepitas (shelled, unsalted raw pumpkin seeds) 1 cup water 1 teaspoon ground chipotle pepper 1 teaspoon salt Directions: Place two large (baking sheet sized) sheets of parchment paper side by side on a flat surface. Have a rolling pin and a third and […]