Peppy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Looking for tasty snacks? Then bake pumpkin seeds flavored with Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix – perfect for Halloween.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
cup pumpkin seeds from fresh pumpkin
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
2
teaspoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Rinse pumpkin seeds; remove any pulp and fiber. Pat seeds dry with paper towels. Spread seeds in ungreased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with oil; stir to coat.
  • 2 Bake 15 to 20 minutes, stirring once, until deep golden brown and crisp.
  • 3 Sprinkle warm seeds with taco seasoning mix. Cool completely, about 10 minutes, before serving.

Expert Tips

For more pumpkin fun, pop these in the oven to roast while you carve your pumpkin.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.