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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 3
  • Servings 8

Don’t let pumpkin seeds go to waste! Roast them in the oven with a few simple ingredients for a delicious, crunchy snack. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
cup pumpkin seeds from fresh pumpkin
2
teaspoons melted butter
Salt and pepper to taste

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Rinse pumpkin seeds; remove any pulp and fiber. Pat seeds dry with paper towels. Spread seeds in ungreased 15 x 10 x 1 inch baking pan. Toss with melted butter; stir to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  • 2
    Bake at 350°F for 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown and crisp, stirring once.
  • 3
    Cool 10 minutes or until completely cooled before serving.

Expert Tips

It’s easy to change up the flavors of roasted pumpkin seeds with simple seasoning blends. Here are a few ideas to try. For each 1 cup of seeds, simply add: • Basic: 2 tablespoons melted butter + 1/4 teaspoon salt + 1/4 teaspoon pepper • Italian: 2 tablespoon melted butter + 1/4 cup grated Parmesan + 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning • Sweet: 2 tablespoons melted butter + 1 tablespoon brown sugar + 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon • Savory: 2 tablespoons melted butter + 1 teaspoon seasoned salt + 1 teaspoon white vinegar (Note: Add the vinegar after roasting.) • Spicy: 2 tablespoons olive oil + 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning + 1/2 teaspoon fresh lime zest (Note: Add the zest after roasting.)

Nutrition Information

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