How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds:
If you’re carving a Jack-O-Lantern, then don’t waste the pumpkin seeds inside. Perfect for snack time, home-roasted pumpkin seeds are simple, tasty and fun. Learn how to roast pumpkin seeds with this This method for making Roasted Pumpkin Seeds step by step guide.
- 1 cup pumpkin seeds
- 1 tablespoon olive oil (enough to coat the seeds)
- 1 teaspoon salt
Remove the Seeds.
Use a spoon scoop to remove the inside pulp, stringy fibers, and entangled raw seeds from the pumpkin. Use your fingers to separate the seeds from the innards of the pumpkin. The seeds from carving pumpkins and pie pumpkins are edible.
Wash and Dry Seeds
Use a colander to wash and remove any pulp left on the seeds. Make sure to dry the seeds as much as possible with a towel or dry your pumpkin seeds between a clean paper towels. Any extra moisture will create steam in the oven making the cooking time longer.
Season the Seeds
Place the pumpkin seeds on lightly greased cookie sheet with olive oil, salt, garlic powder, paprika, and black pepper. Make sure to separate and spread the seeds evenly for even roasting.
The seasoned pumpkin seeds get roasted at 350°F for about 20 – 30 minutes. Be sure to allow the pumpkin seeds to completely cool before serving.
Add A Little Seasoning: Ideas.
1/2 tsp. ground Szechuan peppercorns
1 Tbsp. sugar and 1/4 tsp. cinnamon