Mexican Pepita Salsa

Homemade Mexican Pepita Salsa or Salsa Macha is a potent blended salsa with pumpkin seeds and mixed chili peppers.

Gather Your Ingredients -PEPITA SALSA-

– Neutral oil such as canola grapeseed, or olive oil – Guajillo chilis – Ancho peppers – Chiles de arbol – Garlic cloves diced – Raw pumpkin seeds – White sesame seeds – Apple cider vinegar or lime juice – Kosher salt

To make the salsa macha, add ½ cup oil to pan, and heat it on medium heat. Add chiles and let toast for 2 minutes. Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds longer.

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Add pumpkin seeds to pan. Lower heat and toast seeds, stirring, until golden brown. Add sesame seeds and cook for an additional minute. Remove from heat.

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Transfer pumpkin seeds and sesame seeds, along with oil, to blender with chilis and garlic, adding vinegar and salt. Pulse several times until the salsa is processed and well combined.

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Add a smoky, complex flavor with this pumpkin seed salsa to any taco night or vegetarian dish!


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