Roasted Pumpkin Seeds (Pepitas)

healthy pumpkin seeds

Recipe adapted from: Gimme Some Oven

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups Pepitas (raw, hulled pumpkin seeds)
  • 2 teaspoons Olive oil
  • Pinch Salt
  • Seasonings (any combination of the following)
    • Garlic salt
    • Chili powder + lime juice
    • Herbs de provence or Italian seasoning
    • Smoked paprika
    • Cinnamon + chili powder
    • Worcestershire sauce + seasoned salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  2. In a bowl, mix pumpkin seeds with small amount of olive oil. Use just enough oil so the seeds are very lightly coated.
  3. Add salt and seasoning of choice to taste, so seeds are evenly coated.
  4. Transfer seeds to baking sheet, bake for 15-25 minutes, until seeds are cooked and lightly brown.
  5. Remove baking sheet every 10 minutes to stir seeds.
  6. Cool and serve.

Nutrition Information (Serves 6)

Calories 206, Protein 10g, Carbohydrate 4g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Total fat 18g, Saturated fat 3, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 28mg