Basic Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Basic Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

To extract the seeds, squeeze the surrounding pumpkin flesh between your fingers. The seeds should slip out easily.

  • Yield:2 to 4
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:20 to 25 minutes


  • seeds of 1 medium pumpkin (about 1/2 cup), orange flesh removed, patted dry
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. 1.

    Adjust an oven rack to the upper middle position and preheat to 275°F. In a small bowl, toss the seeds with the oil and salt to coat. Spread out onto a rimmed baking sheet in a single layer. Bake until lightly browned and crispy, about 20 to 25 minutes.