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Spicy Pepitas

Yield 1 cup (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
Store the leftover pepitas in a zip-top plastic bag; sprinkle them over a salad, or enjoy as a snack.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted pumpkinseed kernels
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ancho or chipotle chile pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 47
  • caloriesfromfat 69 %
  • fat 3.6 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 1.3 g
  • protein 1.5 g
  • carbohydrate 1.8 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.4 mg
  • sodium 41 mg
  • calcium 8 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add kernels to pan; cook 10 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently. Remove from pan; cool completely.