Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

In the fall our local farmer’s market always has tempting squash available. This recipe makes the seeds from a pumpkin a spicy treat. The seeds are our favorite part, but see the recipe for Pumpkin Puree for instructions on what to do with the rest of the pumpkin.‬

‪Ingredients (makes about 1 cup)‬

‪wash & pat dry the fresh pumpkin seeds from a 2 kg (4-5 pound) sugar pumpkin ‬

‪Or buy a 200 gram package of raw pumpkin seeds‬

‪2 tablespoons olive oil‬

‪1 teaspoon ground ancho chilies‬

‪1 teaspoon ground cumin‬

‪1/2 teaspoon ground habannero chilies‬

‪Instructions for Spicy Pumpkin Seeds‬

‪Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.‬

‪Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Spread on foil lined baking sheet.‬

‪Roast in oven at 300 degrees F for 15-20 minutes.‬