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Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Yield 3/4 cup


  • Seeds from 2 mini pumpkins (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

How to Make It

  1. Remove excess fiber and pulp from seeds, and pat dry with paper towels. Stir together seeds and oil. Combine salt and remaining ingredients; sprinkle mixture over seeds, tossing well. Spread seeds in a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 300° for 35 to 40 minutes, stirring often, until roasted and crisp.

Christmas with Southern Living 2001