Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Author: Leslie Green - The Hungry Housewife
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 40 mins
Total time: 50 mins
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds..a delicious snack
Ingredients
  • 3 cups pumpkin Seeds, seeds from 2 large pumpkins
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ¾ tablespoon course Kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Instructions
  1. To clean the pumpkin seeds, separate them from from pumpkin and rinse them in a strainer.
  2. Pour the pumpkin seeds on a large baking sheet and allow to dry in the open air for several hours to overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 325.
  4. Place the pumpkin seeds in a large bowl.
  5. In a measuring cup, melt the butter in the microwave.
  6. Mix the olive oil, salt and pepper into the melted butter.
  7. Pour the butter mixture over the pumpkin seeds and stir to incorporate.
  8. Pour the pumpkin seeds on a large baking dish.
  9. Bake them for 40 minutes, stirring every minutes.
  10. Allow to cool and store in an airtight container at room temperature.
Notes
If you prefer, you can omit the overnight drying time. However, allowing them to dry out gives them a delicious crunchy crunch!!!!
Recipe by The Hungry Housewife at http://www.thehungryhousewife.com/2011/11/roasted-pumpkin-seeds.html