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Cajun Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

 
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These delicious and nutritious toasted cajun pumpkin seeds are a great snack. They taste good, and are also good for you.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

20

min

Cook

60

min

Ready

8

hrs

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free
 

Ingredients

1 cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
1 teaspoon salt
to taste
1 x garlic powder
to taste, optional
*
1 x onion powder
to taste, optional
*
1 x seasoned salt
to taste
*
1 x cajun seasoning
to taste (optional)
*
1 x seasoning mix
your favorite herb/spice mix (optional)
*
3 teaspoons olive oil

Directions

Thoroughly rinse the pumpkin seeds, rubbing and using your fingers to remove any pulp.

Drain seeds and spread on a cookie sheet to dry overnight.

Pre-heat oven to 250 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil.

Add the pumpkin seeds to a small bowl.

Toss with the olive oil.

Sprinkle with salt, garlic powder and other seasonings to taste and toss to coat.

Spread onto the prepared baking sheet.

Bake for about 1 hour, tossing every 15 minutes until the seeds turn golden brown.

Place the baking sheet on a wire rack and cool completely before consuming.

Store in an airtight container for up to 3 months.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 21g (0.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 10158% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 592mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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