Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe
As the fall season sets in, it is time to embrace the delightful flavors of pumpkins. While pumpkin spice latte might be the popular go-to, there is something special about the little pumpkin seeds that should not be overlooked. With the help of the gathered data and our culinary expertise, we bring you the perfect roasted pumpkin seeds recipe to add some crunch to your snack time.
Roasting the pumpkin seeds is not only delicious, but it is also an excellent way to reduce food waste. Instead of tossing out the seeds from your Halloween pumpkin, save them and turn them into a healthy snack.
To start, preheat the oven to 300°F. Then, rinse the pumpkin seeds under running water, and discard any of the pulp or strings that are still attached. Spread the seeds on a baking sheet and allow to fully dry for 1-2 hours.
Once the seeds are dry, place them in a bowl and add 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt, and any additional seasonings of your choosing. We recommend spicy paprika or garlic powder for an extra kick of flavor. Toss the seeds until they are fully coated in the mixture.
Next, spread the seeds out on a baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 30-45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until they are golden brown and crunchy. Allow the seeds to cool for a few minutes before enjoying.
As you savor these delicious roasted pumpkin seeds, make sure to savor their health benefits as well. Pumpkin seeds are packed with nutrients such as zinc, magnesium, and protein. Additionally, they can help regulate blood sugar levels and support healthy digestion.
So, this fall season, don’t let those pumpkin seeds go to waste. Give this easy recipe a try and enjoy all the flavors and benefits they have to offer. Happy snacking!
- 1 cup pumpkin seeds
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- Optional: 1/2 teaspoon of your preferred seasoning (spicy paprika or garlic powder)
1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
2. Rinse pumpkin seeds under running water, discard any pulp or strings
3. Spread seeds onto a baking sheet and allow to dry for 1-2 hours.
4. In a bowl, toss the pumpkin seeds with olive oil, sea salt, and any additional seasonings.
5. Spread seeds onto a baking sheet in a single layer.
6. Bake for 30-45 minutes, stirring occasionally until golden brown and crunchy.
7. Allow pumpkin seeds to cool before enjoying.
Try out this easy recipe and enjoy all the flavors and benefits that pumpkin seeds have to offer. Happy snacking!