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Cajun Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"Double or triple this roasted pumpkin seed recipe depending on how many cups of seeds you have. One large pumpkin will generally yield 1 cup or pumpkin seeds, and smaller pie pumpkins will yield about the same amount. Toss a salad with these seeds, sprinkle over a chicken dish, or serve as a snack."
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1 h servings 80
Original recipe yields 5 servings (1 cup)


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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Toss pumpkin seeds with paprika, Cajun seasoning, and salt until coated. Mix Worcestershire sauce with melted butter in a small bowl, pour over seeds, and stir to to combine. Spread seeds onto a baking sheet in a single layer.
  3. Roast seeds in the preheated oven until browned and crunchy, 45 minutes to 1 hour; stir and turn seeds several times during roasting.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 80 calories; 4.9 7.3 2.5 6 91 Full nutrition

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I followed the recipe exact only using a homemade cajun seasoning which had paprika so I omitted the additional paprika. I turned these every 10 minutes to make sure they did not burn. My seeds ...

These were amazing! I am not sure if it made any difference or not but I soaked the seeds in salted water for a few hours before following the directions here. They were perfect, just didn't mak...

I used bacon drippings instead of butter, only because we had bacon for breakfast. :) Other than that I followed the recipe and loved it!!!

Easy & Wholesome, delish! I will make these again. Followed exactly, except my seasoning was Slap yo Mama, Cajun Spice, Thanks for sharing.

I thought these turned out nicely. But I will say that I boiled my seeds in salt water then dried them out overnight before doing the recipe. I only had to cook them in the oven for 15 minutes.

This recipe was delicious! I added a sprinkle of cayenne pepper pepper and sea salt to give it a spicy bite. Delicious.

Best pumpkin seeds I have ever had!

These were great! I used almost 1 tsp. smoky paprika (all I had on hand) and didn’t change anything else. Yum! I’ll make this again

These turned out quite good. I didn't use salt because I don't like salty nuts and seeds. I also used soy sauce instead of worcestershire because I didn't have any. Soy sauce worked just fine.