Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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Ray Villafane Pumpkin

I forgot to mention pumpkin carving in my last post: Spooky Halloween Treats. No, I didn’t. I was listing the things I like about Halloween, and pumpkin carving is not one of them. I enjoy getting the viral messages with cool pictures of professionally carved pumpkins like these.

Ray Villafane Pumpkin Seed Eater

And, just like this guy, I do LOVE the (roasted) seeds! So, if you’re craving some yummy pumpkin seeds, I’ve got the perfect recipe for you.

Looking for Halloween treat recipes? You might like these:

Bloody Eyeball Soup
Crooked Witches Fingers
Eyeball Poppers 

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
 
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Recipe type: Snack
Ingredients
  • 1 or 2 cups of seeds from one medium-sized pumpkin, most of the goop cleaned off
  • 3 tsp Kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. sweet paprika
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F and line a baking pan with foil.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring 6 cups of water to a boil. Once boiling, add the salt to the water and bring it back to a boil.
  3. Once boiling, again, add the pumpkin seeds and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain the seeds well.
  4. Blend the spices in a small bowl.
  5. Toss the seeds in the olive oil and spread evenly on the foil-lined pan.
  6. Sprinkle evenly with the spice mixture.
  7. Stirring once or twice, roast the seeds for about 25 minutes, until they are toasty brown and fragrant.
  8. EnJOY!

 

2 comments

  1. I love these! Even just with Salt!

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