5 Mouth Watering Pumpkin Seed Recipes

Pumpkin Seed Recipes

5 Mouth Watering Pumpkin Seed Recipes

I love love love roasted pumpkin seeds, so I’m super excited to share these Rachael Ray roasted pumpkin seed recipes with you!


1 cup cleaned, raw whole pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
1 teaspoon olive oil


Preheat oven to 375. Brin 4 cups of water, plus the seeds and tablespoon salt, to a boil in a small saucepan. Simmer for 10 minutes. Drain, then pat dry with paper towels.

Toss the seeds with the olive oil and remaining salt. Spread into a single layer onto a greased and foil-lined baking sheet.

Roast 10-12 minutes or until golden. Toss with seasonings (listed below) and roast for 5 more minutes.



1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon sugar
pinch of cayenne
1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce


2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon chile powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
pinch of cayenne


2 teaspoons grated parmesan
1 teaspoon onion powder
pinch of cayenne

Cinnamon Sugar

1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


2 tablespoons sesame oil instead of the olive oil above
2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
2 teaspoon ground ginger
pinch of cayenne

What’s your favorite pumpkin seed recipe?

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  1. I have never tried pumpkin seeds. I’m thinking that they’re probably similar to sunflower seeds?
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    • SlapDashMom says:

      Yes, they’re very salty and delicious. :) They have a completely different flavor than sunflower seeds though. Kind of closer to pistachios I think. I haven’t eaten them in a while but I used to love them!

  2. Jamie says:

    I loovvve salty stuff so they would be right up my alley!
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  3. Chrissy says:

    Is there a reason they are boiled before roasting? I’ve never done that before. I usually just rinse, toss with seasonings and roast. Hmm.

  4. Debbie says:

    Oh I love pumpkin seeds too! And I love all the variations for spicing them up you shared. Thank you
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