Roasted Cinnamon Pumpkin Seeds

11.18.16

The fall season is upon us! Cool weather, the turning of the leaves, football, family gatherings, what’s not to love? The fall season also means there’s a cornucopia of seasonal recipes to bring into the mix, and nothing says fall like a pumpkin dish.

Roasted Cinnamon Pumpkin Seeds

Pick a pumpkin from your garden or barter with the headless horseman, there’s a tasty snack to be made from the iconic fall squash. This roasted cinnamon pumpkin seed recipe takes a classic snack and adds a little extra seasonal flavor. Best of all, it doesn’t take a top chef to make!

 

Roasted Cinnamon Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

 

What you can Grow:  

Pumpkins – Grow 1 pumpkin per 2 Garden Grid™ squares (~2 square feet per plant). Water frequently (5 minutes every morning) and make sure they get a lot of sun!

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Pumpkin
  • 1/3 Cup of Coconut Oil (or vegetable oil)
  • Kosher Salt
  • Ground Cinnamon

 

Prep and Cook time:

  • Pumpkin scraping and seed cleaning: 30 minutes
  • Cooking: 35 minutes

 

How to make Roasted Cinnamon Pumpkin Seeds:

  1. Cut open your pumpkin and collect all seeds.
  2. Clean pumpkin seeds (place ‘dirty’ seeds in colander and rinse with hot water).
  3. Boil for 10 minutes in salt water (1 tsp of salt for every half cup of pumpkin seeds).
  4. Drain and dry the pumpkin seeds.
  5. Spread the seeds evenly across a greased baking sheet, lightly coat with coconut oil, and lightly coat them with salt and cinnamon.
  6. Bake at 325 for 10 minutes.
  7. Let cool and Enjoy!

 


Updated For Fall 2016

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About the Author: Theresa Traficante

Theresa is the green thumb of GardenInMinutes and provided the inspiration for the Garden Grid™ watering system. With decades of gardening experience ranging from the temperate climate of New Jersey to the tropical climate of South Florida, Theresa has grown nearly everything in her gardens.