I Carved the Pumpkin — Now What?
6 Ideas for Roasted Seeds

I Carved the Pumpkin — Now What?
6 Ideas for Roasted Seeds

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Stephanie Barlow
Oct 26, 2012
So you've scooped all the slimy, messy insides out of your pumpkins. Whatever you do, save the seeds! Roasted pumpkin seeds are a great fall snack, and a healthy break from all of your Halloween candy. Here are few ideas for making the most of your Halloween pumpkin seeds. The basic method involves nothing more than a little sprinkle of olive oil and salt — about 10 minutes in a 300 degree oven will have them toasted and ready to snack on. For those of us looking for a few twists on the classic (or if you have many, many seeds to cook), check out these ideas: • Curried Pumpkin Seeds from Bon Appetit • Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds from 101 Cookbooks • Old Bay Pumpkin Seeds at Chow • Hilda's Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Garlic and Pepper at Food Network • Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds at Real Simple • Brined Pumpkin Seeds What's your favorite way to spice up pumpkin seeds? Related: Beyond Roasting: 5 Ideas for Squash Seeds (Images: Flickr user elanas pantry licensed for use under Creative Commons)
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