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Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Makes

2 cups

We look forward to fall in anticipation of making these spicy pumpkin seeds. I often put some in a decorated jar to give as a gift.
Spicy Pumpkin Seeds Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, toss pumpkin seeds with oil, Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce. Combine the salt, paprika, cumin and cayenne; sprinkle over seeds and toss to coat.
  2. Line a 15x10x1-in. baking pan with foil; grease the foil. Spread pumpkin seeds in pan. Bake, uncovered, at 250° until lightly browned and dry, 45-50 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cool completely. Store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 103 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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