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Pumpkin Seed, Citrus, and Cilantro Dip

Serves 6.


    Your guests won’t be able to get enough of this delicious dip; good thing it’s a cinch to prepare! It’s also a refreshing sandwich spread and pairs beautifully with goat cheese.




    An everyday food

    You don’t have to save this dip for indulgent special occasions, as it’s full of goodness—protein, fibre, healthy fats, and loads of antioxidants from vitamins A, C, and E.


    Pumpkin Seed, Citrus, and Cilantro Dip


    • 1 cup (250 mL) unsalted pumpkin seeds, preferably raw
    • 1 bunch cilantro
    • Juice of 1 lemon and 1 lime
    • 1/2 cup (125 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt


    Per serving:

    • calories408
    • protein13g
    • fat39g
      • saturated fat6g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates8g
      • sugars1g
      • fibre3g
    • sodium410mg



    Grind seeds in food processor until fine, then add remaining ingredients and pureu0301e for 3 or 4 minutes until well combined. Allow flavours to develop by refrigerating for a minimum of 1 hour or up to 24 hours. Serve with organic corn chips and cucumber sticks.



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