PUMPKIN SEEDS, PEPITAS - Kosher/Gluten Free

Pepitas Pumpkin Seeds
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PUMPKIN SEEDS, PEPITAS - Kosher/Gluten Free

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Description:

Pepitas are the raw, hulled seeds of pumpkins. Pepitas have been eaten in Mexico dating back to ancient Aztec times. Pepitas pack therapeutic and nutritional ingredients and are a balanced source of good proteins. Pepitas are also lower in fat than most other nuts. Used often in Mexican cooking, Pepitas are usually toasted and eaten as a snack. They are also the key ingredient in "pipian" which is a type of mole. With their white shell removed or hulled, Pepitas are medium dark green, about 1/2" long with a delicate nutty flavor.

Ingredient Statement:

Hulled Pumpkin Seeds.

Raw or toasted Pepitas make a wonderful snack. Toast them and add to trail mix or sprinkle Pepitas in salads and stir-fry dishes. Pepitas are a real treat in muffins, cakes, breads,and even meat loaf!

Recommended Preparation Instructions:

Ready to use if needed raw. To toast Pepitas, place the seeds in large frying pan, over medium flame for 2 minutes, stirring constantly until nuts turn a golden brown.

Product Description

 

Pepitas are the raw, hulled seeds of pumpkins. Pepitas have been eaten in Mexico dating back to ancient Aztec times. Pepitas pack therapeutic and nutritional ingredients and are a balanced source of good proteins. Pepitas are also lower in fat than most other nuts. Used often in Mexican cooking, Pepitas are usually toasted and eaten as a snack. They are also the key ingredient in "pipian" which is a type of mole.

Physical

Color: Light to dark green.

Flavor: Typical of pumpkin seeds, nutty.

Size: Approximately ¼ to ½ inch in length, ¼ to 3/8 inch in width.

Chemical

Moisture: 10%

Sulfites: N/A

Heat Level: N/A

Ingredient Statement:

Hulled Pumpkin Seeds.

Allergen Statement

None.

Packaging & Storage

Shelf Life: Min 12 months (under optimum storage conditions).

Packaging: Poly bag in box.

Storage Conditions: Store in a dry, cool place.

About Nutritional Information

Chieftain Wild Rice Company gathers nutritional information from highly regarded sources. Nutritional analysis can vary due to growing conditions, frequency of testing, and other factors.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 3 Tbsp. (30g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 140
  % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
 Sugars 0g  
Protein 9g  
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 15%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.