Instructables

[Collegiate Snacks] Spaghetti Squash Seeds

While you're baking your fresh spaghetti squash... Take a little time and prepare the seeds that you would have otherwise thrown out... Satisfy that need to use more of what you consume :)

While they come from a different plant, they are very similar to pumpkin seeds (although there aren't as many).
 
 
Remove these adsRemove these ads by Signing Up

Step 1: Ingredients

Remains of 1 (or more) spaghetti squash
Butter
Salt

Step 2: Prep, Cook and Serve

Separate mature seeds from the remains of your squash. Mature seeds are a little darker in color while young seeds are completely white (and typically smaller). This will take about 10-15 minutes or so -- the seeds can be well hidden in the innards :P

In a small pan, melt a pat of butter over medium heat - then add your seeds. Add salt to taste and slowly cook over medium heat until brown. If your seeds start popping before they brown, lower the heat a little.

Once brown, serve warm. I gobble them up while the rest of the squash is still cooking :)
wow I knew the seeds were edible too- I tried to toast them but didn't know to pick out the white seeds. thank you so much!!
my mom roasts them in the oven
puffyfluff5 years ago
That's nice. I usually just soak them in soy sauce, but I'll have to try this.
Stercus Fit7 years ago
I didn't get to taste them, but they smell wonderful. Keep up the great smells! Hehe.
They're more similar than most people realize and are just different varieties of Cucurbita pepo.
Pro

Get More Out of Instructables

Already have an Account?

close

PDF Downloads
As a Pro member, you will gain access to download any Instructable in the PDF format. You also have the ability to customize your PDF download.

Upgrade to Pro today!