Butternut Squash Seed Roast

Roast butternut squash seeds instead of throwing them away! Butternut squash seeds roasted are a tasty snack or salad topping. Enjoy them simple or with one of these modifications.  

Butternut squash seeds are nutritionally similar to pumpkin seeds (the USDA classifies them together).   

Seeds of butternut squash contain protein, fiber, healthy fats, and antioxidants. They decrease inflammation and prevent cancer and heart disease when eaten regularly.  

Butternut squash seeds are nutritionally similar to pumpkin seeds (the USDA classifies them together).   

Seeds of butternut squash contain protein, fiber, healthy fats, and antioxidants. They decrease inflammation and prevent cancer and heart disease when eaten regularly.  

Scoop butternut squash from the inside to harvest seeds. Place the seeds in a dish of water after separating them from the meat.   

Swish the seeds with your palms to release any leftover flesh or threads. Floating seeds can be removed using a spoon or fingertips.   

Pat dry the seeds with paper towels after draining them on a dish towel or plate. This recipe can be doubled or quadrupled depending on seed count.  

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