Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Spicy Pepitas

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 2 cups
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2 cups Pepitas (raw hulled green pumpkin seeds)

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground Ancho chiles or chili powder

2 teaspoons lime juice teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Toss all of the ingredients together in a bowl. Spread on a baking sheet and bake 5 minutes, or until lightly browned, shaking the pan once or twice. Serve.