Pumpkin Seeds, 5 Ways

We can’t get enough of these delicate and buttery seeds. Sprinkle roasted pumpkin seeds on soup, salad or oatmeal or try one of these 5 exciting recipes.
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Food Stylist: Brett Kurzweil

Photo by: Levi Brown

Levi Brown

We can’t get enough of these delicate and buttery seeds. Sprinkle roasted pumpkin seeds on soup, salad or oatmeal or try one of these 5 exciting recipes.

Toasty

Start with the basics. Simply clean, season and bake.

Sweet

Make a batch of these kiddie favorites for the next school bake sale.

Spicy (and Sweet)

Add pumpkin seeds to trail mix or as a special treat, make this devilishly good confection.

Cool

Crisp spinach, creamy avocado and a pepita crunch, finished with a kiss of lime -- salad perfection!

Ground Up

A whirl of the food processor and you’ve got a seasonal sauce or marinade that’s hard to beat.

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