Mayan Pumpkin Seed Dip

Spice up your Cinco De Mayo with this Mayan Pumpkin Seed Dip from Dark Star Farm in Littlestown.

Ingredients:

2 ounces green pumpkin seeds

1/2 cup minced sweet onion

2 tsp. minced Habenero chile

Coarse salt to taste

1 1/2 cups diced tomato

1 Tbs. chopped cilantro leaves

Lime juice to taste

 

Procedure:

1. Place pumpkin seeds in a dry saute pan over medium and toast them **DO NOT BROWN***.

2. When cooled transfer to a blender and pulverize to a coarse powder.

3. Combine the onion, chiles and some salt into molcajete or mixing bowl and mash.

4. Add the tomatoes and pumpkin seeds and mash into a coarse puree.

5. Stir in 2 tsp. cilantro, add lime juice and salt to taste.

6. Serve with tortilla chips or sliced jicama

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