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Pepitas (pumpkin seeds) are a popular ingredient in ![Mexican cuisine](/recipes/mexican) and are also roasted and served as a snack. Marinated and roasted, they are an autumn seasonal favorite in the rural United States. They are often simply called pumpkin seeds in English. As an ingredient in mole dishes, they are known in Spanish as _pipian_. Lightly roasted, salted, unhulled pumpkin seeds are popular in Greece with the descriptive Italian name, _passatempo_ ("pastime"). Lightly roasted seeds provide better nutrition than dark ones, as excessive heat destroys some of their nutritive value. ![roasted pumpkin seeds][img1-big] ![roasted pumpkin seeds][img2-big] [img1-big]: /images/i/8988/77/b0b8c59844b8309aecd3c74be99a9513.jpg [img2-big]: /images/i/8988/78/30e5074cad3b68c19f1539c781053e29.jpg
Pepitas（南瓜子） is usually found in the baking supplies section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Pepitas (pumpkin seeds) is a member of the Nut and Seed Products USDA nutritional food group.
|1 oz (85 seeds)||28|
|British (UK) term:||Pepitas (pumpkin seeds)|
|en français:||pepitas (graines de citrouille)|
|en español:||pepitas (semillas de calabaza)|
There are 79 recipes that contain this ingredient.
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