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  • n. Plural form of pepita.


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  • Every family has its Thanksgiving traditions and this savory squash puff, an old recipe from my Auntie Gloria updated with toasted pepitas, is one here.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • Pumpkin seeds, aka pepitas, are flat, dark green seeds generally encased in a yellow-white husk (some pumpkins produce seeds with no husk).

    BellaOnline - The Voice of Women

  • P umpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, are flat, dark green seeds.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Pumpkin seeds, also known as pepitas, are at their nutritional best when eaten raw.


  • If you like "pepitas", you can also toast some in a dry pan and when cool, add to a salad with the tortilla strips.

    what to do with leftover tortillas

  • Whether it's the whole seed (white hull included), or just the green "pepitas" inside, pumpkin seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants known as carotenoids, zinc and magnesium.


  • Bake for 20 minutes, or until the rice stuffing and squash are heated through, then sprinkle the pepitas over and serve.

    Ann Gentry: Last Minute Winter Squash Recipes For Holiday Cooking

  • While vegetables roast, place pepitas in a dry skillet over medium-high heat.

    Dressed for Fall

  • The toasted pepitas are addictive even on their own (make sure to save some for the bottom of the baking dish!); they give each of the finished caramels a beautifully lacquered, dusty green cap.

    Food52's Best Halloween Treats: Salted Pumpkin Caramels & Tipsy Maple Corn

  • There is a hint of spiciness from the ginger, zing from the lemon and crunch from the pepitas, so much in fact that I wish I had added more to the batter.

    Archive 2009-06-01


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