Pumpkin seeds are also known as - Pepitas. They have been valued for Zinc content. For making roasted flavored pumpkin seeds add 1 tablespoon of any vegetable oil, 1/2 teaspoon of salt to 1 cup of raw seeds. Mix the seeds until the are coated. Sprinkle cayenne pepper or garlic powder or any other seasoning of choice. Place the seeds in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Light roast in oven at 180°F for 15-20 minutes.
- Add them to your salads
- Add some ground pepitas to burger patties
- Add to cols or hot cereal