[Collegiate Snacks] Spaghetti Squash Seeds

Introduction: [Collegiate Snacks] Spaghetti Squash Seeds

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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).

Step 1: Ingredients

Remains of 1 (or more) spaghetti squash

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 :)

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    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!!


    14 years ago on Introduction

    That's nice. I usually just soak them in soy sauce, but I'll have to try this.

    Stercus Fit
    Stercus Fit

    15 years ago

    I didn't get to taste them, but they smell wonderful. Keep up the great smells! Hehe.

    Tool Using Animal
    Tool Using Animal

    15 years ago

    They're more similar than most people realize and are just different varieties of Cucurbita pepo.