Worcestershire Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

11 Dec

If you are looking for a salty, crispy snack but don’t want the guilt of potato chips, these Worcestershire Roasted Pumpkin Seeds are perfect.  I remember when I was younger, my mom would always roast up the pumpkin seeds leftover after we carved our Halloween pumpkins.  I could devour an entire pumpkin’s worth of seeds in about ten minutes back then, and not much has changed.  These are quick, easy, and a great way to use up a delicious treat that would otherwise go straight into the garbage.

Worcestershire Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

3 cups pumpkin seeds, rinsed well

6 cups water

1 tbs. kosher salt

2-3 tbs. extra virgin olive oil

1 tbs. Worcestershire sauce

Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper

Preheat oven to 400º.

Bring water to a boil.  Add 1 tbs. kosher salt and pumpkin seeds and let simmer for 10 minutes.  Drain.

Cover a baking sheet with tinfoil and place pumpkin seeds in single layer.  Toss with olive oil and Worcestershire sauce to evenly coat.  Season with kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper and make sure the seeds are in a uniform layer.

Bake seeds on top rack until golden brown, 15-20 minutes, stirring halfway through.  Cool seeds completely before storing in an airtight container.

3 Responses to “Worcestershire Roasted Pumpkin Seeds”


  1. Thai-Flavored Roasted Pumpkin Soup « Kelseyincleveland's Blog - December 12, 2010

    […] 1/2 medium pumpkin, skin and seeds removed, cut into 1″ chunks (about 5 cups) (save the seeds for Worcestershire Roasted Pumpkin Seeds) […]

  2. Sumac Roast Chicken with Butternut Squash Salad « Kelseyincleveland's Blog - February 15, 2011

    […] 1 medium butternut squash, seeded, peeled and halved lengthwise (save your seeds for something along the lines of Worcestershire Roasted Pumpkin Seeds) […]

  3. Parmesan and Olive Oil Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Garlic « Kelseyincleveland's Blog - October 21, 2011

    […] half lengthwise.  Use kitchen tongs to remove seeds.  [Note: They can be baked just like roasted pumpkin seeds for a great […]

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