Pumpkin Seed Salsa

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recipe by Tenina Holder https://tenina.com/

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This Mexican-inspired pumpkin seed and chargrilled tomato salsa will become a firm favourite in your household. This would be great as a dip with tortilla chips, or you could use it as a spicy, flavourful spread on a wrap or sandwich.

Inspired by: https://tenina.com/recipes/pumpkin-seed-salsa

recipe updated 28 Sep 2020


  • Pumpkin seeds icon
    Pumpkin seeds
    200 g (about 3 cups)
  • Fresh chilli icon
    Fresh chilli
    1 (about 20 g)
  • Roma tomato icon
    Roma tomato
    2 (about 120 g)
  • Spring onion icon
    Spring onion
    2 (about 30 g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 dash (about 0.81 g)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    as needed


  • kCook icon Grill
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Pre-heat grill - high heat
  2. Add pumpkin seeds and fresh chilli to the TM5 bowl
  3. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  4. Blitz until thickened - approx 30 sec, speed 8
  5. Add roma tomato to a clean baking sheet
  6. Grill until softened and let cool - 12 min, high heat
  7. Transfer tomatoes to TM5 bowl
  8. Add spring onion and sea salt to the TM5 bowl
  9. Blend - approx 10 sec, speed 8
  10. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  11. Pour extra virgin olive oil into the TM5 bowl while machine is running
  12. Serve
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