Roasted Pumpkin Seeds ~ Low Carb Keto Snack Idea
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds are great to sprinkle on soup and in salads. Learn how to roast pumpkin seeds for a low-carb keto snack idea.
- 2 cups clean pumpkin seeds
- 2 teaspoons garlic powder
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne
- 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
- ½ black cracked pepper
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 3 tablespoons melted butter
After carving pumpkins and squash, remove the seeds into a large bowl. Rinse pumpkin seeds under running water in a colander until most of the pumpkin pulp is washed off. Pick out any larger pieces of pulp and discard.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place rinsed seeds in a large bowl and add garlic powder, cayenne, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper, sea salt, and melted butter.
Mix well to coast all the pumpkin seeds and pour in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet or roasting pan.
Roast 375 for 15 minutes, check them, stir and turn them over, roast 5 or more minutes if needed to get an even golden brown color.
One serving portion is ¼ cup. This recipe makes 8 servings.
how to use
Baked pumpkin seeds make a great snack or appetizer, and they are also are great on hot soup, on salads, or in a trail mix.
freeze pumpkin seeds
Save clean washed pumpkin seeds in the freezer from your Halloween or fall pumpkin carvings. Just place them in zip-top bags until you are ready to roast them.
squash and pumpkins
You can use seeds from winter squash like acorn squash, sweet dumpling squash, and buttercup squash, that's what I used!
roasted pumpkin seed uses
- As a snack or appetizer
- Sprinkle on hot butternut squash soup
- Mix into a healthy trail mix
- Toss into a beautiful salad with a lemon vinaigrette.
dry seeds before roasting?
I do give them a good shake in the colander after I've rinsed them and pat them partially dry with paper towels.
Serving: 8g | Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 344mg | Potassium: 150mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 157IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 2mg