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How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds, Plus 4 Flavoring Ideas

by in Healthy Recipes, October 21, 2011
pumpkin seeds Roasted pumpkin seeds sprinkled with salt. Image courtesy of Food Network Magazine

It’s pumpkin season, thus pumpkin seed season. When you’re carving Jack-o’-lanterns, don’t toss the seeds! When roasted, they make a great, low-calorie snack, and can be used to add crunch to salads and soups. They contain some valuable nutrients (read all about them here) and while you can buy pumpkin seeds at the store year-round (they’re called pepitas), they’re so much better when freshly roasted with your favorite seasonings added.

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