Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Try this simple recipe for Roasted Pumpkin Seeds from A Girl Defloured on G-Free Foodie.


  • seeds from one pumpkin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste


  1. Scrape the seeds out of one medium sized pumpkin, separate from the guts and gooey stuff (which you can discard), and rinse the seeds well in a colander. Pour the seeds onto a clean dishtowel and rub dry.
  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Place seeds on a large, rimmed baking sheet and toss with the olive oil. Sprinkle evenly with the salt, paprika and cayenne pepper.
  3. Roast seeds for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, or until lightly golden brown and crunchy. Store in an air-tight container.

Recipe Courtesy:  Alison Needham

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