Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Roasted pumpkin seeds have always been a fall favorite. This recipe can be prepared and enjoyed during home time, and can also be sealed up for a snack on the road.

Ingredients:

• 1½ cups – Raw Pumpkin Seeds
• ½ stick – Melted Butter
• Salt & Garlic Salt to taste

Preparation:

1. Place your pumpkin seeds into a colander, and rinse off all of the remaining pieces of pumpkin.
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2. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil & preheat oven to 300°.
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3. Add the pumpkin seeds to the pot, and boil for 20 minutes. This will clean the seeds, and help to draw the salty flavor into the core of the seed.
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4. Rinse boiled pumpkin seeds (the seeds will have changed to a grayish color).
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5. Mix seeds into a bowl with melted butter.
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6. Evenly spread seeds onto a baking sheet, and lightly sprinkle salt & garlic salt to taste.
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7. Place the seeds into the oven and bake at 300° for 30-45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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Enjoy!
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