Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

By Jeanette Terry

Don't throw out the seeds from your pumpkins just yet. Pumpkin seeds are full of nutrients and can be an easy and delicious snack to to munch on throughout the day.

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Ingredients
  • Pumpkins seeds from 1 or more pumpkins

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • Optional seasonings: Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, salt or cinnamon-sugar mixture (1 tsp ground cinnamon and 1 tbsp sugar)

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. rinse the pumpkin seeds well, removing any persistent pumpkin rind.

  3. Generously coat a large roasting pan or jelly-roll pan with nonstick cooking spray. Spread the seeds on the pan in a single layer. Lightly coat the top of the seeds with nonstick cooking spray.

  4. Bake for 1 to 1-1/2 hours. If desired, after the seeds have baked 45 minutes, select from chili powder, curry powder, cinnamon and sugar mixture or other seasonings to flavor.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
10
Calories include the whole seed. To cut carbs eat just the kernel.
Calories
120
Fat
6g
Saturated Fat
1g
Cholesterol
0g
Sodium
5mg
Carbohydrate
15g
Fiber
5g
Protein
5g

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3 replies

WV Charla
WV Charla 2013-10-09 07:29:02 -0500 Report

I don't see a serving size. The closest information is 0.1 of the seeds in 1 pumpkin (although the recipe states I can use more pumpkins). I assume that larger pumpkins have more seeds. How many seeds were used to figure the nutrition information?

berrykins0
berrykins0 2011-09-27 12:00:44 -0500 Report

sounds good i usally buy pumpkin seeds roasted already but if i have a pumpkin i usally do roast them and eat them they have a alot of fiber in them if you eat the shelles with them.