Toast up some pumpkin seeds ahead of National Pumpkin Seed Day on Oct. 6.
This recipe for toasted pumpkin seeds from cookbook by only takes about five minutes to prep.
“Great by themselves, sprinkled on salads, or tossed on butternut squash soup, these spiced pumpkin seeds deliver great taste and nutrition,” says Credicott. Feel free to tweak the seasonings as you see fit for your personal palate.
Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Toasted pumpkin seeds for National Pumpkin Seed Day
1 TBSP coconut oil
2/3 cup shelled, raw green pumpkin seeds
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
1/4 tsp chili powder
- Heat oil on a skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add pumpkin seeds and cook, stirring often, until golden brown, about 4 minutes.
- Transfer seeds to a small bowl and toss with salt and spices.
Perri Ormont Blumberg is a contributing Lifestyle Reporter for Fox News.