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Pumpkin-Seed and Cream Cheese Spread

with Chives
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Pumpkin-Seed and Cream Cheese Spread

Pumpkin-Seed and Cream Cheese Spread - An excellent power spread with flavors from southeast Austria

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Health Score:
8,8 / 10
Difficulty:
very easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
Calories:
234
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

On average, pumpkin seeds provide up to 30% of your daily protein requirement. They also contain a variety of valuable fatty acids that are good for the heart and blood vessels.

Pumpkin seeds and pumpkin seed oil can lower elevated cholesterol levels and relieve bladder diseases. Rule of thumb for oil to remember is the darker and thicker the oil, the healthier!

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie234 kcal(11 %)
Protein18 g(18 %)
Fat14 g(12 %)
Carbohydrates7 g(5 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2 g(7 %)
Vitamin A0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E1.1 mg(9 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.4 mg(36 %)
Niacin4.7 mg(39 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate44 μg(15 %)
Pantothenic acid0.9 mg(15 %)
Biotin9.1 μg(20 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1 μg(33 %)
Vitamin C3 mg(3 %)
Potassium331 mg(8 %)
Calcium135 mg(14 %)
Magnesium94 mg(31 %)
Iron3 mg(20 %)
Iodine13 μg(7 %)
Zinc2 mg(25 %)
Saturated fatty acids3 g
Uric acid2 mg
Cholesterol1 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
1 ounce
1
½ bunch
7 ounces
1 tablespoon
Pumpkin seed oil (preferably from Austria)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon

Preparation steps

1.
Pumpkin-Seed and Cream Cheese Spread preparation step 1

Toast the pumpkin seeds in a dry skillet, stirring frequently, until fragrant and beginning to pop. Remove from heat and let cool.

2.
Pumpkin-Seed and Cream Cheese Spread preparation step 2

Set aside about 1/4 of the pumpkin seeds for garnish. Chop the remaining seeds. Peel the garlic and finely chop. Rinse the chives, shake dry and cut into slices diagonally.

3.
Pumpkin-Seed and Cream Cheese Spread preparation step 3

Mix together chopped pumpkin seeds, garlic and chives in a bowl with the quark and pumpkin seed oil. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with reserved pumpkin seeds. Serve with whole-wheat bread - or baked potatoes, as desired.

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