Pumpkin Seeds Recipes – Roasted

Roasted pumpkin seeds can be a tasty and healthy snack! There are many recipes which involve pumpkin seeds, today we will review the roasted pumpkin seeds recipe. Before we begin, you should already have rinsed the pumpkin seeds and picked out the strings and pulp. If the pulp has already dried, it might be harder to pick it out.

Method #1 – Oven

1. Put some oil into the baking sheet and place the pumpkin seeds evenly.

2. Depending on how you like your pumpkin seeds, you can sprinkle some salt, black pepper, or place some paprika.

3. Place the baking sheet into the oven (pre-heated to 320 Fahrenheit, or 160 Celsius)

4. Stir every 10 mins and bake for about 30 minutes, until golden brown.

Method #2 – Frying Pan

1. Put a small amount of oil into the frying pan.

2. Depending on your taste, you can try sprinkling some salt, black pepper, or paprika.

3. Bake for about 20 minutes, until golden brown, stir occasionally.

 

These are the general instructions, you can be more creative if you wish by adding herbs and sauces. You can use any oil you want, but we recommend olive or vegetable oil. Let the seeds cool down before eating.

How To Prepare Pumpkin Seeds?

If you are looking on how to prepare pumpkin seeds, chances are that you’ve just curved your pumpkin. In that case, it will be easy to prepare the seeds for roasting. If the seeds aren’t fresh and clean, then it might be a little harder to prepare them, but we will explain everything you need to know in this article. To prepare pumpkin seeds for roasting, first of all, you have rinse the seeds to remove the strings and the pumpkin pulp. To do this, just place the seeds into a bowl of water and rinse them between your hands. If the seeds has been taken out of pumpkin a while ago and the pulp and strings around the seeds are already dried, then it might be a little harder to clean the seeds. If you are having trouble cleaning the seeds, it might be useful if you boil the seeds for 10 minutes. You might also want to put some salt into the boiling water to add a flavor. Once you’ve rinsed and dried the seeds, you are ready to proceed to the next step, which is choosing a recipe and baking or roasting them! Feel free to browse around our website and you might want to check out the recipes category.

How To Eat Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds can be eaten in in many ways, first of all, you would probably want to read some recipes which can be found on this website. You would usually have to start with cleaning the seeds by taking off the strings and pulp, many people just put the seeds into a bowl of water and rinse them between their hands. This can be harder if you’ve took the seeds out of pumpkins a while ago and the pulp has already dried, to overcome this, many people suggest boiling the seeds for 10mins. This makes it very easy to clean the seeds afterwards. You can also put some salt into the boiling water when boiling the seeds, this adds a nice flavour and if you decide to roast the seeds, you don’t have to add the salt again.

Salted Pumpkin Seeds

Salted pumpkin seeds is an excellent snack, which can be bought at your local grocery shop, or made at home. It’s very easy to make salted pumpkin seeds at home, especially at Halloween time, when you’ve carved the pumpkins and you have plenty of seeds left. Salted pumpkin seeds can be made by anyone with an oven or a frying pan in under 30 minutes. Today I’m going to explain how to make home made salted pumpkin seeds.

First of all, you should rinse the seeds to remove the pulp and strings. To do so, fill a bowl with water and place the seeds, rinse the seeds with your hands. If you are having trouble rinsing the seeds, or the pulp has already dried, you can try boiling the seeds for 10 minutes.

Are Pumpkin Seeds Good For You?

Are you wondering if pumpkin seeds are good for you? Pumpkin seeds can be cheap and an excellent snack, but what is the nutritional value? You might be surprised to know that pumpkin seeds are very beneficial to your health, it contains many vitamins and minerals. Research shows that pumpkin seeds might be used to even treat mild depression and anxieties! Apart from that, here’s the actual nutritional values per 100 g of unsalted seeds: 446 Calories, 53,5g Carbs, 18,5g Protein, 18g Fiber. As you can see – pumpkin seeds contains a lot of useful nutrients. Also, it contains around 3mcg of Vitamin A, 3mg of Iron, 55mg of Calcium, 262mg of Magnesium, 92mg of Phosphorus, and 919mg of Potassium. There has been some research done on the health benefits of pumpkin seeds and it shows that it’s really good for prostate health, kidneys, and intestines. Linolenic Acid is also found in the seeds, it helps to prevent some artery diseases. Just like most of the seeds and nuts, pumpkin seeds are really good for you. Although, the goodness can be quickly destroyed if you prepare your seeds poorly. The more you interfere with the natural seeds the more vitamins and minerals it losses (for example, if you over-roast them). The best way to make sure the seeds are health and tasty is follow the roasting recipes (can be found on this website). For example, one of the ways to destroy the health benefits is to add too much salt, which will result in too much sodium and can stop being healthy if you eat too much of them. The best way is to mildly roast the seeds with very little salt. I would suggest to add other ingredients instead of salt, you can try adding lemon juice, paprika, black pepper, or anything else you like.

How To Make Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are very nutritious, it can be an excellent snack too. Some of the most popular ways to make pumpkin seeds is to roast or bake them, but they can also be used garnish soups, salads, and even deserts. Whatever you decide to make, you can find the recipes by browsing through our website. We have plenty of easy recipes to make these seeds tasty. Before you make anything out of those raw pumpkin seeds, make sure you have rinsed the seeds and removed the pulp and strings. Pumpkin seeds can be roasted in the oven as well as in the frying pan.

Usually the recipe is the same for all kinds of roasted pumpkin seeds, you place the clean seeds into the oiled baking tray, pre-heat oven to around 280 F (140 C) and bake the seeds for around 30 minutes (until they turn golden brown), stirring occasionally. You can experiment and be as original as you like, many people will sprinkle salt on the seeds before putting them in the oven, others will add salt, black pepper, or paprika. You can also add a few drops of lemon juice. You can also add a few teaspoons of butter together with some pepper for a spicy effect.

Pumpkin Seeds Nutrition Facts

Baked pumpkin seeds is one of the country’s most popular snacks. This is especially true during the Halloween time, when many people are carving pumpkins. Many people want to make use of all those seeds. The best part is that pumpkin seeds are extremely healthy and contains a lot of vitamins and minerals to support our body.

Pumpkin seeds nutrition facts are easily found and easily understood. One cup of unsalted seeds has the following pumpkin seeds nutrition facts. There are 285 calories per cup and 104 of those calories are from fat. There is a total of 12 grams of fat with 2 grams being saturated fat. There are 12 mg of sodium and 34 grams of total carbohydrates. There are 12 grams of protein. The percent daily values that follow are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. There is 1 percent vitamin A, 4 percent calcium, and 12 percent iron.

These amounts are subject to change with the way that the seeds are prepared and what is added to the seeds to increase the flavor in them.

There are several ways to cook the seeds and also several favorite toppings to add to the seeds. The most popular way to prepare them is to bake them on a cooking sheet in the oven. This is also the healthiest way to prepare them. One of the more popular toppings or seasonings for the pumpkin seeds is salt, and also any type of pepper. Many people also like to add paprika, lemon juice, black pepper, butter, and other ingredients, depending on the taste.

Plenty of recipes on how to prepare the pumpkin seeds can be found on our website.

Roasting Pumpkin Seeds in The Oven

I am going to explain how to roast pumpkin seeds in the oven and what products can be added to enhance the flavor of this excellent snack. First of all, you should rinse the seeds precisely, to remove all the strings and pulp. If the pulp has already dried, it might be harder to remove, so it is best to rinse fresh seeds. One of the easiest methods to do this is to fill a bowl with water, put the seeds in, and rinse them with your hands. If you are having trouble rinsing the seeds this way, there are alternative methods. For example, you could put the seeds into the boiling water and boil them for 10 minutes. Some people boil the seeds in the salted water, which improves the taste and removes the pulp at the same time.

After you have done all of the above (removed pulp and strings), you are now ready to proceed to the next step. This step involves putting a few tablespoons of olive or vegetable oil into the baking tray, the number of oil required depends on how many seeds you have. Oil is used so your seeds do not stick to the baking tray. You can also try putting on butter on the seeds.

Once the baking tray is ready, pre-heat the oven to 305 Fahrenheit or 150 Celsius. Place the seeds into the baking tray, spread them evenly. You can now add salt, black pepper, butter, paprika, lemon juice, or anything else you like.  Bake for around 30 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Wait until the seeds have cooled down before eating.

What To Do With Pumpkin Seeds?

There are plenty of things you can with pumpkin seeds, once you’ve carved the pumpkin, never throw out the seeds! Pumpkin seeds offers plenty of nutritional benefits, as well as being an excellent snack! You can be as creative as you like. Have you ever thought about using pumpkin seeds to make sauce? garnish soups and salads? Pumpkin seeds can even be used to enhance the flavor and looks of dessers and baked goods, such as cakes and muffins. One of the most popular things you can with pumpkin seeds is to roast or bake them.  Similar to popcorn, pumpkin seeds can be used as a healthy snack as long as you don’t add too much salt.

You can find plenty of things to do with pumpkin seeds on our website, so feel free to browse! from activities to recipes.

 

Once the seeds are clean, you should sprinkle some salt on them, depending on your taste, you might want to add a couple tea spoons of butter. If have a more exotic taste, try adding black pepper and/or paprika. You can be as creative as you like.

Place some olive or vegetable oil into the baking tray, pre-heat the oven to 300 Fahrenheit (or 150 Celsius), place the baking tray with the seeds into the oven and bake until golden brown or for around 25 minutes, stir every 5 minutes.

Alternatively, if you’ve decided to make salted pumpkin seeds in the frying pan, put some vegetable or olive oil into the frying pan, place the seeds and fry until golden brown, stirring ocassionaly.