Taco Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

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Taco Pumpkin Seeds Recipe
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Taco Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

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Here is a hot idea from the CW test kitchen - toast seeds from a freshly cut pumpkin in taco seasoning and a bit of garlic salt. The combination packs a tasty punch!
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup seeds from freshly cut pumpkin, washed and dried
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

Directions

In a skillet, saute pumpkin seeds in oil for 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Using a slotted spoon, transfer seeds to an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with taco seasoning and garlic salt; stir to coat. Spread into a single layer. Bake at 325° for 15-20 minutes or until crisp. Remove to paper towels to cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks. Yield: 1 cup.
Originally published as Originally published as Taco Pumpkin Seeds in in Country Woman September/October 1999 , p, p40

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 70 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 cup seeds from freshly cut pumpkin, washed and dried
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  1. In a skillet, saute pumpkin seeds in oil for 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Using a slotted spoon, transfer seeds to an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with taco seasoning and garlic salt; stir to coat. Spread into a single layer. Bake at 325° for 15-20 minutes or until crisp. Remove to paper towels to cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 weeks. Yield: 1 cup.
Originally published as Originally published as Taco Pumpkin Seeds in in Country Woman September/October 1999 , p, p40

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Bentlysmom16 User ID: 6290327 80776
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2011

"I normally do not like pumpkin seeds, but with this recipe I do! Very easy to just keep snaking on them!!!"

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karieschneck User ID: 5357931 28423
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2010

"Was a very easy recipe and will make it again for sure."

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butterfly3gayle User ID: 3267063 80755
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2009

"Tasty, with a little zing. I only used the 1 Table. of taco seasoning because my daughter doesn't like anything too spicy. This had just the right amount."

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