Roasted Pumpkin Seeds 3 Ways
Happy Halloween from Make & Taste! Before your pumpkins go to waste, why not make a healthy snack for you and your family: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds! Below are three different recipes to use to roast your pumpkin seeds. The Classic Sea Salt is always my favorite, but the Honey Roasted with Cinnamon is a close second. For all those who like a little heat you will really enjoy the Chili Pepper with Lime. Pumpkin seeds contain many nutrients ranging from magnesium, potassium, copper and protein, which is why it’s such a healthy snack for your family. So why not try roasting some today!
What is your favorite way to use pumpkin? Bake, Decorate or Roast? Leave a comment below.
- 1 1/2 Cups of Raw Pumpkin Seeds
- 3 Teaspoons - Olive Oil
- 1/2 Teaspoon - Sea Salt
- 1/4 Teaspoon - Lime Zest
- 1/4 Teaspoon - Chili Powder
- 1/2 Tablespoon - Unsalted Butter
- 1 Tablespoon - Honey
- 1/8 Teaspoon - Cinnamon
- Heat oven 300 degrees and line two baking sheets with parchment paper
- HONEY ROASTED WITH CINNAMON
- In a small microwave safe bowl add butter, honey and oil. Heat for 10 seconds or until all three ingredients are combined
- In a bowl pour 1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds, melted butter, honey and olive oil. Toss to coat the seeds. Add the cinnamon. Toss again
- Place the seeds on half of the a baking sheet in an even layer
- CLASSIC SEA SALT
- In a bowl pour 1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds, add oil and sea salt. Toss to coat the seeds. Add to other half of baking sheet in an even layer
- CHILI PEPPER AND LIME
- In a bowl pour 1/2 cup of pumpkin seeds, add oil, chili pepper and lime zest. Toss to coat the seeds. Add to baking sheet.
- Bake at 10 minutes intervals, until seeds are lightly brown and crisp. Cool and enjoy this healthy snack
Nicole is a professional photographer, mother to an energetic child, and founder of Make and Taste. She has been a Commercial, Editorial and Lifestyle photographer for 10 years and has been published in various magazines and brand websites. Nicole is passionate about providing her child with meaningful experiences and documenting all of the fun along the way. You can always find her baking with her 6 year old and enjoying a good cup of coffee.