Pumpkin Chips

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Pumpkin Chips

Unread post by Old Fashioned » Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:10 am

Pumpkin is really good & good for you, though most people only use it in baking. You can eat fresh raw pumpkin but is very bland as is, which is a good thing for adding seasonings.

I had some left over from another project (canning) so I sliced it about 1/8 inch thick & spread on the trays. Then did an experiment. One tray was sprinkled with Taco seasoning, another with dry Ranch, another with garlic salt and the final tray I mixed cinnamon & honey & poured it over the pieces. The cinnamon/honey is taking much longer to dry than the others, but all are quite tasty as a snack.

I also plan to dry some strips plain, without seasoning to use in place of potato chips with a good dip. |em24|

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Re: Pumpkin Chips

Unread post by Farmfresh » Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:21 am

You can also dehydrate those pumpkin strips plain and then powder the results for a great vitamin packed thickener. Works well to thicken soups, sauces and other dishes.
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Re: Pumpkin Chips

Unread post by patriceinil » Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:09 pm

Interesting, I would never have thought to add savory seasoning to raw pumpkin and dehydrate them.

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Re: Pumpkin Chips

Unread post by Old Fashioned » Fri Sep 27, 2019 10:06 pm

Not to leave out those yummy seeds......these too can be seasoned with your favorite flavors. I did half of mine with seasoned salt and the other half with siracha sauce. I thought they were ok but #3 wasn't impressed. :lol:

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