Pumpkin Seed Zucchini Crackers

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 8
Pumpkin Seed Zucchini Crackers
Health Rating
Easy homemade gluten and grain-free crackers without unnecessary additives.

Ingredients


1 cup Pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
1/3 cup Sesame seeds
1/2 cup chopped Zucchini (shredded, packed)
1 dash Sea salt (to taste)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil

Instructions


1. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees.

 

2. In a food processor, grind the pumpkin seeds until they become a fine meal. Add the sesame seeds, zucchini, salt and olive oil, and pulse until everything comes together.

 

3. Place the dough onto a silpat or parchment paper, and roll out the crackers thinly. Score with a knife into 1.5-2 inch squares.

 

4. Bake for 15 minutes, then allow the crackers to cool completely before breaking them apart.

Notes:

Quick Tips:

Storage

Store in an airtight container in a cool and dry place for up to 5 days.

No pumpkin seeds?

You can use sunflower seeds or walnuts instead.


Nutritional Highlights:

Pumpkin seeds

High in minerals including zinc, iron and magnesium pumpkin seeds are important for bladder and prostate health in men. They are also high in fiber and plant-based protein, and make a wonderful blood sugar and heart healthy snack.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 88
Calories from fat 56
Calories from saturated fat 8.6
Total Fat 6.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 77 mg
Potassium 123 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6.0 g
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
Sugars 0.2 g
Protein 2.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat Alternative 0.5
Vegetables 0.1

Energy sources


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