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Hawaii Recipes

Pepita Pate

Source: Blossoming Lotus Restaurant, Kauai

2 C. pepita (pumpkin seeds), soaked in distilled water for 1-2 hours
1 jalapeno, seeded
1/4 C olive oil
juice of 2 limes
1+ tsp salt
1 tsp cumin
1 bunch cilantro, washed and minced
1/4 C scallion whites, thinly sliced
½ C tomato, seeded and chopped in 1/8 dice

Grind pepita, jalapeno, oil, lime juice, and seasonings in food processor. Add water as needed, likely 1/2 C. Once smooth, fold in cilantro, scallions and tomato. Enjoy with flax crackers, as a dip, spread, or tasty filling.

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