Roasted pumpkin seeds

Don’t throw away the seeds if you’re cooking a pumpkin – try roasting them with this easy recipe. They make a tasty snack with a little seasoning, or an eye-catching garnish

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 36
  • fat 2g
  • saturates 0.3g
  • carbs 3g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 1g
  • protein 1g
  • salt 0g


  • fresh pumpkin seeds, scooped from the pumpkin
  • 2 tsp olive oil


  1. Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Wash the seeds thoroughly and remove any stringy bits of pumpkin flesh. Dry well using kitchen paper.

  2. Put the seeds on a baking tray and toss with the olive oil. Roast for 10 mins. Serve with a little seasoning for a snack, if you like, or use as a garnish for salads or soups.

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