How to Make the Worlds Greatest Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipe

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How to Make Roasted Pumpkin Seeds (Easy recipe)

The worlds greatest pumpkin seeds recipe a bowl of yummy roasted pumpkin seeds

Did you go to pumpkin patch this year? Well even if you went to the super market and have decided to carve your pumpkin wait one sec before you throw away those seeds! While pulling out and trashing those slimy seeds might sound like easiest thing to do you can roast those seeds just as quickly by throwing them in the oven or if you want a ride on the crispier yummier side an air fryer!

How to make Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

This is a super easy, super fun, recipe! I remember making this recipe in my kindergarden class so definitely a fun family activity for the kids!

 Preperation time: 5-10 minutes

Cook time (Conventional oven):

10-20 minutes

Cook time (Air Fryer):

10 minutes
Ingredients 1 cup of Pumpkin Seeds
A pinch of Salt
Any other seasoning
Oil (Coconut oil, Olive Oil, or 2 teaspoons of butter will work)
4 servings 80 calories



Step 1. Scoop Out, Soak, and Wash the seeds

After pulling out the seeds someone can start to wash them and there are several ways to do this. Many say to let the seeds soak and remove the stringy pumpkin pulp but you can use a simple spoon to separate the two and wash the seeds with water. Dry the seeds with a towel or let them air dry. The drier the better as they well roast more evenly.

Step 2. Preheat the Oven (if using and air fryer preheat the air fryer)

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees for faster results. 350 degrees for slower roast.

(Preheat air fryer to 350 degrees.)

Step 3. Season the Pumpkin Seeds

Take your pumpkin seeds and throw them into a bowl with oil and the seasonings of your choice. Typically a pinch of salt but you can add paprika for spice or garlic powder for taste anything to even cinnamon if you want something sweet!

preparing pumpkin seeds to be roasted

Step 4: Bake!

Throw those pumpkin seeds onto a a cookie sheet and make sure its lightly oiled up or you can use parchment paper. Make sure they're separated into rows for an even roast. 

Put them in the oven for 10-20 minutes. Checking on them every 5 minutes and giving them a stir until golden brown. (Could take 25+ minutes on 350 degrees)

(If you used an air fryer line them up and throw them in the air fryer for 10-15 minutes. Stirring them every 5 minutes.)

And you're done! You've created a delicious dish that is sure to serve up some halloween and all around fall fun! Should be good for 2 weeks on the shelf or 2 months in the fridge and I'm sure much longer in the freezer. 

Finished roasted pumpkin seeds

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