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The Tastiest Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipes For Halloween

Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipes

Earlier this month we asked you for your best pumpkin seed recipes. Pumpkin seeds are full of omega-3s and are an excellent source of vitamin E, which supports healthy vision. We were so impressed by all of the creative ideas that were shared. Here are some of our favourite toasting recipes to help you make use of your seeds after pumpkin carving! 

 

Susie’s Toasted Ranch Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients

1 cup of fresh pumpkin seeds

1 teaspoon olive oil

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/4 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon parsley

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon dill

1/8 teaspoon dry mustard

1/8 teaspoon celery seed

1/8 teaspoon paprika

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Rinse and dry your pumpkin seeds.
  2. Set the oven to 300°F degrees and roast the seeds for 20-30 minutes until golden brown.
  3. Toss with all the spices and olive oil!

 

J.C.’s Recipe for Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients

2 cups of pumpkin seeds

2 tablespoons of olive oil 

1 teaspoon of curry powder or chili powder

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Wash and dry your pumpkin seeds.
  2. Sprinkle the seeds with the curry or chili powder, salt and pepper.
  3. Spread the seeds into one layer on a pan.
  4. Roast the seeds until crispy in a 300°F oven.

 

Sandra’s Simple & Savory Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients

1 cup of pumpkin seeds

1 tablespoon of olive oil

2 teaspoons sea salt

Directions

  1. Wash and dry the pumpkin seeds.
  2. Brush the seeds with olive oil and bake them in a 300°F oven until slightly browned.
  3. Let the seeds cool, then sprinkle with sea salt. 

Feel free to use these recipes as a starting point for your toasted pumpkin seed treat. Or get experimental and try any number of flavouring combinations. Share your recipes and photos by tagging us, we would love to see what you come up with! We will be announcing the winner to our recipe contest at the end of the month. Make sure to stay tuned to find out the winner of the FYidoctors $100 gift card. For more eye-healthy recipes and tips visit our blog. Thank you to everyone who has submitted recipes so far. Happy Halloween!