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“I saw this recipe in Food Network Magazine. They call for pepitas, which are pumpkin seeds. I started thinking, hmmmm..., can we eat the melons' s seeds? I looked it up on the Internet and they are supposed to be dried, then roasted. A long process. I just wanted to make a simple salad, for crying out loud! I toasted them over low heat in a little cast iron skillet5. Voila! They came lovely golden and nutty. To get all the vitamins and minerals in the seeds, they must be chewed, not eaten whole.”
READY IN:
10mins
SERVES:
2-4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, toss together melon cubes, lime juice, jalapeño, salt and chile powder.
  2. Top with cilantro, seeds, and cheese as desired.

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