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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 3 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Don’t let pumpkin seeds go to waste! Roast them in the oven with a few simple ingredients for a delicious, crunchy snack.

Ingredients

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

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
98.7
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8.9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Cholesterol
2.5mg
1%
Sodium
88.9mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
1.8g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
0.2g
Protein
4.9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
0.50%
0%
Calcium
0.80%
1%
Iron
7.90%
8%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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