Saturday, November 14, 2015

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

 This year when you make your Halloween Jack-O-Lanterns with the kids, save the seeds and roast them. Roasted Pumpkin Seeds make great healthy snacks. They may also be used in salads, sautéed vegetables, oatmeal cookies, and hot or cold cereal. Pumpkin seeds are a good source of omega-3 acid, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, iron, copper, protein, zinc, and vitamin K. With this fast and simple Roasted Pumpkin Seed recipe you will be enjoying them in no time.

Making Roasted Pumpkin Seeds: 

1. Scrape the insides out of your pumpkin into a bowl. 
2. Separate the seeds from the pulp and throw the pulp away. 
3. Rinse the seeds by pouring all the seeds into a colander and run it under the faucet. 
4. Mix pumpkin seeds in a bowl with 2-4 tablespoons of melted butter and seasonings of your choice. 
5.Spread pumpkin seeds in a single layer on an oiled baking sheet. 
6. Bake at 325 degrees for about 10-20 minutes; turning with a spatula every five minutes. 
7. Pumpkins seeds may be served hot or cold. 
8. Enjoy!

Optional Seasoning to Taste: 
* Garlic salt 
* Seasoning salt
* Black pepper 
* Mrs. Dash 
* Cayenne pepper 
* Cajun seasoning 
* Chili powder 
* Chili lime seasoning 
* Italian seasoning 
* Parmesan cheese 
* Cinnamon 
* Sea Salt

Tips: May use oil in place of the butter.

Warning: Watch carefully so they do not burn

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