Home-made roasted pumpkin seeds

    Posted on 19th October 2020 by Daniel Newman-Beinart





    Approx. 180g pumpkin seeds from your pumpkin

    2 tsp olive oil or walnut oil

    2 tsp salt

    2 tsp any spices you would like (e.g. mixed spice, curry powder or chilli powder)




    1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees C and line a baking tray.
    2. Scoop the seeds out of your pumpkin and wash them.
    3. Boil approx. 230ml water with the salt and add the pumpkin seeds.
    4. Simmer for 6 minutes and then drain and remove any remaining pumpkin flesh from the seeds.
    5. Dry the seeds using a clean kitchen towel and add to the lined baking tray.
    6. Add the oil and spices and mix well. Then spread the seeds over the sheet evenly.
    7. Bake for 8 minutes and then mix again.
    8. Bake for a further 5-12 minutes until golden, depending on the size of the seeds.
    9. Enjoy as a garnish to a soup or stew or as a healthy snack!



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