Pumpkin Seed Tea

Although it’s traditionally served over ice, this tea also is excellent served warm with cookies or cake.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 12 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 cups pumpkin seeds
  • 1 key lime
  • 8 cups water
  • 1⁄2 cup honey


  • Put the pumpkin seeds in a food processor or blender and grind until you have a coarse powder.
  • Cut the lime into 1⁄4-inch rounds.
  • Put the water, lime, and pumpkin seeds in a covered glass jar and store in a warm place for 12 hours.
  • Strain the water and discard the pumpkin seed mash as well as the lime pieces. Stir in the honey.