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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Abigail Ridder
Added: Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Seeds from 1 or 2 pumpkins
~ 4 cups water
~ 1/4 cup salt
2 T. Oil or Melted Butter

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375. Place seeds in a colander and rinse well.

Bring water and salt to a boil in a medium pan. Add pumpkin seeds and return to a boil, simmer for one full minute. Cover pan with lid and remove from heat. Let soak for 10 - 20 minutes, then drain

In a large bowl, toss the seeds with the oil or butter and spread them in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake in the oven, stirring occasionally, until browned and crisp, about 30 -40 minutes. Cool completely and store in an airtight container.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When you toss the seeds with the oil, there are many different seasonings you can try

chili power, seasoning salt, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and soy sauce are a few.

 

 

 

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