Toasted Pumpkin Seeds


Pumpkin seeds

Time: 30 minutes

Scooping the slimy seeds from the center of a pumpkin and eating them toasted is a kid favorite!


  1. Seperate seeds from pumpkin flesh.
  2. Place seeds in bowl of water and swish around to remove any remaining guts.
  3. Strain seeds through colander.
  4. Heat skillet to 320-360.
  5. Add seeds (if teaching in classroom, this is a great time to discuss Steam)
  6. Toast seeds for 5-15 minutes, until shell color turns golden brown.
  7. In a mixing bowl, add a pinch of salt, two pinches of sugar, 2-3 shakes of cinnamon and mix.
  8. Add a teaspoon or 2 of olive oil to spices.
  9. Toss seeds in spice/oil mix and serve when cool.