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 Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe-11972

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  • Seeds from 1 pumpkin, pulp and strings removed
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Salt, to taste


1. Spread the seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet, making sure they are thoroughly cleaned of strings and pulp. Let them air-dry for at least 3 hours. Once dry, hull them.

2. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

3. Add the oil and salt to the seeds, and stir to coat them well. Place the baking sheet in the oven and toast, stirring the seeds every 5 minutes or so, until they are golden brown, about 25 minutes. Let the seeds cool, and then taste for salt; add more if necessary.

© 1989 Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information is based on 12 servings, using 24 oz of seeds from one pumpkin. Nutritional information includes 1/4 teaspoon of added salt.


Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

238kcal (12%)
55mg (2%)
21g (32%)
3g (17%)
0mg (0%)
0mcg RAE (0%)
1mg (1%)
20mg (2%)
3mg (17%)

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  • walker449

    04.12.10 Flag comment

    i used 1tbsp olive oil and approx. 1/2 tsp salt.

  • walker449

    03.05.10 Flag comment

    I wish you had indicated how much salt to use. Thanks! Carol


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