Sunflower seed recipes

Sunflower seed

Sunflower seeds are one of the most commonly available seeds. The sunflower plant belongs to the daisy family, and probably originated in North America: North American Indians cultivated the flowers as long as 2,000 years ago. A good source of potassium and phosphorus, sunflower seeds also contain protein, iron and calcium.

Recipes using sunflower seed

Main course

Light meals & snacks


Starters & nibbles


Cakes and baking


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Sunflower seeds can be eaten whole, raw or cooked. They're added to the top of bread loaves and cakes, or sprinkled into salads or over breakfast cereals.

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