Introduction: Salted Pumpkin Seeds
carved up some pumpkins and wanted to make some seeds but don't know how? It's easy!
you just need:
-Salt (or sea salt)
-extra virgin olive oil
Step 1: Clean Those Guts!
you pulled out all of the pumpkins insides. you got some string and some seeds, just free the seeds of the string, I use my hands and some hot water with a strainer. Try to get them as clean as possible. but if there is still a little gunk stuck to it don't worry. the next step will clean he rest.
Step 2: Boil the Seeds!
Whether you have a hand full of seeds or a whole tote, its best to boil them. The point of boiling the seeds is to get the salt soaked in. if I have about two cups of seeds I'll put a small spoon full of sea salt in the boiling pot.
Regular salt works too, sea salt just sticks to the seed better (more salty).
boil for about 10 minutes then drain all the water.
Step 3: Its Baking Time.
After you have the seeds strained out go ahead and line your pan with aluminum foil and spread the pumpkin seeds out so that they aren't over lapping, drizzle a little bit of extra virgin olive oil on them. set the oven to 325F and bake for 15 minutes. if you like them more crunchy bake for another 5-10 minutes (it also depends on your oven, so keep a close eye).
Step 4: Eat Up!
Enjoy your salted pumpkin seeds!