How many of you love putting pumpkin seeds on your mouth? They’re tasty and so much fun to just move around in your mouth until you eventually swallow them or spit them out. Maybe you don’t know what to do with pumpkin seeds. Well, here are some ideas! First of all, you can eat them, but there are so many different ways to prepare them. You can roast, candy, spice, or add them to a granola recipe. You can also add them as a garnish to soups, salads, and desserts. There is no end to what you can do with pumpkin seeds.
Do you have to clean pumpkin seeds before roasting?
Yes, before you roast pumpkin seeds before toasting, you should clean them. Really, before you use them in any way shape or form, you should clean them. Don’t worry because cleaning the pumpkin seeds don’t take a lot of time or effort. To clean the pumpkin seeds, you simply separate the seeds from the pulp of the pumpkin, rinse the seeds in a bowl or strainer, and allow the seeds to dry.
How do you clean and roast pumpkin seeds?
To clean and roast pumpkin seeds, you’re going to clean them just like mentioned above. You will separate the seeds from the pulp of the pumpkin, rinse, and then allow to dry. Remember to let them dry on your own because they will stick to anything that is slightly wet. Obviously, if you’re going to do this next step, you don’t have to let them completely dry. To finish roasting these seeds you would do the following:
Step one: Put all the seeds in a pan and bring to a boil. You will want to allow the pumpkin seeds to boil for around ten minutes. You will want to add about a teaspoon of salt to the mixture. Adding the salt to the boiling water helps the seeds become better for eating.
Step two: Let the seeds dry because they will need to be dry before you roast them.
Step three: Put the seeds on a baking sheet and drizzle with water and salt.
Step four: Bake for 10-12 minutes at around 375 degrees
How long do you roast raw pumpkin seeds?
If you are going to roast raw pumpkin seeds, you would follow the steps above. Roasting raw pumpkin seeds only take about 10-12 minutes. After they are clean, you lay them out on a baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes at 375 degrees.
How long does it take to roast pumpkin seeds?
To roast pumpkin seeds, you’re looking at around 10-12 minutes for actual baking time. It really depends on how warm your oven is. If you have already been cooking and your oven is really warm, it won’t take as long.
How to roast pumpkin seeds?
Roasting pumpkin seeds is simple. You will want to make sure you clean them. You will boil the pumpkin seeds on the stove in salt water for around 10 minutes. Allow them to dry and then you can place them on a baking sheet. Make sure you drizzle olive oil and salt on them for optimal taste. Allow the pumpkin seeds to roast for 10-12 minutes at 375 degrees.
Keep in mind that 375 might be too high for some ovens. If this is the case, you will want to lower the oven by 25 degrees each time. Remember you want the pumpkin seeds to roast, not burn.