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Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

 Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
We look forward to fall in anticipation of making these spicy pumpkin seeds. I often put some in a decorated jar to give as a gift.
8 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  • In a small bowl, toss pumpkin seeds with oil, Worcestershire sauce
  • and hot pepper sauce. Combine the salt, paprika, cumin and cayenne;
  • sprinkle over seeds and toss to coat.
  • Line a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan with foil; grease the foil.
  • Spread pumpkin seeds in pan. Bake, uncovered, at 250° for 45-50
  • minutes or until lightly browned and dry, stirring occasionally.
  • Cool completely. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 2 cups.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 103 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.