Roasted Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

About This Recipe

Yield:1 cup
This recipe appears in: Happy Halloween From Serious Eats! Serious Heat: Roasting Spicy Pumpkin Seeds


  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika (or smoked paprika would work nicely too)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. 1

    Preheat oven to 350ºF.

  2. 2

    On a foil-lined rimmed baking sheet, add pumpkin seeds. Try to remove as much pulp from the seeds as possible.

  3. 3

    In a small bowl, combine oil, paprika, chili powder and salt. Stir to combine. Toss oil with pumpkin seeds, and coat evenly.

  4. 4

    Bake until golden, about 15 minutes. Cool, and serve.


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