Best Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

These roasted pumpkin seeds use one simple trick to ensure addictively crunchy pumpkin seeds every time! They are a great and healthy snack that the whole family is sure to love.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Author Sabra - This Mom's Menu


  • 2 cups Fresh Pumpkin Seeds about 2 large pumpkins worth
  • 1 tsp Salt divided
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil


  • Rinse pumpkin seeds and remove any bits of pumpkin pulp that haven't come loose.
  • Place the rinsed seeds in a large pot and fill with water and 1 teaspoon of salt. Bring to boil over high heat and allow to boil for 15-20 minutes. While the seeds are boiling, preheat the oven to 400° F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Drain the pumpkin seeds and toss them with the oil and remaining 1 tsp of salt. Stir until they are well coated.
  • Spread the seeds into an even layer on the prepared baking sheet and transfer to the oven.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes, stirring the seeds halfway through. The seeds are done when they are deep golden brown.
  • Season with additional salt or seasoning of choice if desired.
  • Allow to cool slightly and then enjoy immediately or transfer to a storage container to enjoy later.


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg