Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

For a crunchy, salty snack, try these pumpkin seeds!


Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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By: Team Beachbody
Posted in: Snacks, Vegetarian
6 servings, ¼ cup each
Prep Time
5 min.
Cook Time
40 min.


  • Seeds from one medium pumpkin, rinsed (about 1½ cups)
  • Water
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper (or garlic powder, seasoning salt, or 1 Tbsp. curry powder) (to taste; optional)


Here are your instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 300° F.

  2. Place seeds, water (2 cups water for every ½ cup of seeds), and salt in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium; gently boil for 10 minutes. Drain thoroughly. Dry with paper towels.

  3. Coat baking sheet with oil; spread pumpkin seeds on baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, or until seeds are lightly browned. Let cool completely.

Recipe Notes

Tip: For flavored seeds, coat with one or more suggested spices before baking.


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