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Lime and Chili Pumpkin Seeds

Blooms and SpoonsIt's Hallowe'en!  Have a safe and happy one! 

If you're looking to use up some of those seeds from your pumpkins, give this recipe a try. 

Lime and Chili Pumpkin Seeds

Seeds from 1 pumpkin

3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/4 teaspoon salt (if you have coarse salt, use that)

1/2 teaspoon chili powder

Pinch cayenne pepper (if you like the spice!)

Preheat oven to 300 F. Combine all ingredients except seeds in a small bowl. Carefully wash pumpkin seeds in cool water, removing all of the extra bits of pulp. Dry the seeds thoroughly between several layers of paper towel and transfer to the bowl with the lime and chili. Combine thoroughly and spread seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet.  Roast seeds in preheated oven for 10 minutes, then remove pan and stir the seeds, spreading them out once again in a single layer. Place in oven for another 10 minutes, then remove and allow to cool. 

Enjoy!

pumpkin seeds

Do you grow pumpkins in your garden?  Do you harvest any of them for jack o’lanterns?  (And, if so, do you eat the seeds?).

This recipe was originally found on my blog Flowery Prose.

nebraskadave
11/2/2013 7:54:07 AM

Sheryl, this looks easy enough even for my cooking challenged self. They sound delicious. It's probably a good bet I'll be able to find some give away pumpkins since Halloween is over. Many folks in my neighborhood don't carve but buy the painted pumpkins. It's easier and less mess for them and keeps the pumpkin from spoiling for quite awhile. ***** Have a great pumpkin seed gobbling day.