How to Roast Sunflower Seeds
Clean the sunflower seeds. Place in a colander and shake over the sink to
remove small debris. Hand pick out any seed covers or other debris.
Place the sunflower seeds in their shells into a bowl. Pour in enough
water to cover the seeds. Add 1/3 to 1/2 cup of salt. Leave the sunflower
seeds to soak overnight.
-> If in a hurry, simmer the seeds in the salted water for 1 to 2 hours.
Preheat the oven to 300°F/150°C. Line the baking sheet or baking dish with
Arrange the seeds across the baking sheet in a single layer. Try not to
Place in the oven to roast. They need around 30-40 minutes. They can be
stirred around gently - if wished - at the 20 minute mark. Remove when they
start to appear brown or are clearly dried.
Allow them to cool and store them in an airtight container.
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