BIO Pumpkin seed flour
- gently milled from partly de-oiled organic pumpkin seeds
- contains about 8 g of pumpkin seed oil per 100 g
- valuable source of protein and fibre
- in light-protected and resealable packaging
- for baking and breading
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Our pumpkin seed flour is made from pumpkin seeds which are gently de-oiled and finely ground. It still contains around 8 g pumpkin seed oil as well as 62 g vegetable protein and 13 g fibre per 100 g. Just like pumpkin seed oil, pumpkin seed flour has a greenish colour and is a culinary rarity. As it is gluten-free, it is an ideal baking or cooking ingredient for people with gluten intolerance.
The flour's mild yet distinctive taste of pumpkin seeds adds that special something to any dish, for example for breading meat or fish. Pumpkin seed flour can also be used to thicken and to refine smoothies with a nutty taste and further protein. It is also ideal for baking. Especially for pumpkin bread from fresh pumpkin, it is highly recommended to use pumpkin seed flour. You can also mix it with other flours. Moreover, the special flour can be used for thickening sweet dishes, dessert sauces or as supplement for muesli.
With valuable ingredients of unroasted pumpkin seeds
As our pumpkin seed flour is made from unroasted pumpkin seeds, it contains numerous valuable ingredients as well as minerals and micronutrients. For instance, it is rich in iron, that is needed for the production of haemoglobin, the red blood pigment which is responsible for oxygen transport. Therefore, pumpkin seed oil plays an important role in vegan and vegetarian diet. Furthermore, pumpkin seed flour has a beneficial fatty acid composition: It contains around 10 g unsaturated versus 2.5 g saturated fatty acids per 100 g.
With its high content of protein and fibre, pumpkin seed flour is especially popular in low carb cooking. It only contains around 3 g carbohydrates per 100 g (compared to 70 g in wheat flour). Athletes also favour the flour as valuable source of protein over wheat flour - according to the type, the latter only provides around 12 g protein per 100 g.
For breading fish and meat, for thickening and refining smoothies as well as for baking and desserts. Also delicious as muesli ingredient.
Pumpkin seed flour
Average energy and nutrient content for 100 g
Please enjoy our products as part of a diverse and balanced nutrition.
As a product of nature the composition of the oil can vary, the given specifications are therefore average values.