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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

a salty snack for autumn
Author Let's Talk Mommy


  • One medium/large pumpkin
  • Salt
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  1. Clean out your pumpkin into a bowl and separate the seeds from the pumpkin
  2. Wash your seeds off
  3. Using a measuring cup, measure your seeds and place in saucepan
  4. For every 1/2 cup of seeds use 2 cups of water & 1 Tbsp of salt
  5. Bring salt and seeds to a boil, simmer for ten minutes
  6. Drain and pat dry on a towel
  7. Coat a cookie sheet with extra virgin olive oil (about 1 to 1 1/2 tsp)
  8. Lay the seeds on top of the oil and use a brush to coat the top of them
  9. Sprinkle a little extra salt on top if you like them salty
  10. Bake in the oven on 400 degrees F for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown

Recipe Notes

I like my seeds salty and crunchy so I cook them a little longer and add the salt on top. Up to you!