Sunflower seeds have become a classic food present in many kitchens, of which we discover more and more precious properties every day. Ideal to enrich a thousand different dishes, they are among the least caloric oily seeds.
Roasting reduces the moisture of the seeds, making them crunchier and facilitating the assimilation of the precious nutrients, even without having to chop them first.
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Hulled and toasted sunflower seeds.
They may contain traces of soy, celery, mustard and sesame.
Our seeds should always be kept tightly closed in a cool and dry place, away from sources of light and heat. Roasted seeds are stored in a protective atmosphere to improve their shelf life, so once opened be sure to place them in a sealed container and consume them quickly.
Sunflower seeds are rich in beneficial properties and an excellent source of protein and fiber, but also of important minerals such as phosphorus and selenium. Given their immediate crunchability, they can be eaten as a snack, especially combined with low-fat yogurt and fresh or dried fruits. Thanks to the crunchiness and the toasted aroma, they are ideal to give tasty nuances to dishes and thus limit the use of salt.
Sunflower seeds have always been considered delicious to munch on as a snack, but they can also be used in the kitchen to enrich delicious recipes. They are a classic in the preparation of multigrain bread or to flavor the crust, especially if made at home, but by extension they are ideal for pizzas, focaccia and even biscuits. They are also excellent to enruch mixed salads and cooked veggies.
Here the nutritional values of organic roasted sunflower seeds:
|AVERAGE VALUE||PER 100g||PER PORZIONE|
|Energia||2590 kJ / 619 kcal||777 kJ/186 kcal|
|Grassi||56,8 g||17,0 g|
|di cui acidi grassi saturi||6,0 g||1,8 g|
|Carboidrati||20,0 g||6,0 g|
|di cui zuccheri||0,0 g||0,0 g|
|Fibre||11,5 g||3,5 g|
|Proteine||18,3 g||5,5 g|
|Sale||0,01 g||0,00 g|
|Fosforo||1155 mg (165% VRN)**||346,5 mg (50% VRN)**|
|Selenio||79,3 mg (144% VNR)**||23,79 mg (43% VNR)**|