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Roasted Salted Sunflower Seeds Recipe

Description: This roasted sunflower seed recipe is a late Summer - Fall favorite. In the past several years, sunflower seeds have become the rage. You find them everywhere, ball games, parties, outdoor activities or just an evening snacks. Such a great taste. It's hard to believe how something this good, can also be good for you. 


  • 1 cup Sunflower Seeds

  • 2 cups Water

  • 1/2 cup Salt

Note: For a salt free recipe, rinse seeds and go straight to step # 7.

Preparation Directions:

  1. Add water and salt in a  pot or saucepan.

  2. Rinse sunflower seeds and remove any plant and flowerhead matter.

  3. Add sunflower seeds to the water.

  4. Bring water to a boil, then turn down to simmer.

  5. Simmer 1 to 1/1/2 hours.

  6. Drain on a paper towel until dry. Do not rinse.

  7. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

  8. Spread seeds on a cookie sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes.

  9. Stir frequently.

  10. Remove from oven when they turn slightly brown.

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