Marc and Mandy’s Delicious Pumpkin Seeds

Marc and Mandy’s Delicious Pumpkin Seeds


  • 1 seeded pumpkin
  • 3 cups water
  • 1tbsp salt
  • olive oil
  • Seasoning variation:
  • Seasoning salt
  • Barbeque seasoning/ salt
  • Red pepper flakes/ paprika/ cayenne/ salt
  • Cinnamon/sugar/salt
  • Parmesan cheese/black pepper/ salt


  1. Seed a pumpkin using a large metal spoon.
  2. Use a colander and water to separate the seeds from the stringy pumpkin insides.
  3. Bring the seeds in salted water to a boil and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Drain the water and place the seeds on an oven tray.
  5. Drizzle with olive oil and your favourite seasoning.
  6. Place in the oven at 400 degrees on the top rack from 7-20 minutes depending on the size of the seeds. Toast until golden brown.
  7. Let them cool and enjoy!

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  • I have never boiled my pumpkin seeds before baking…..I think I will give this a try this year. also like some of the flavour combos in the recipe that I might try as well this year.

  • I don’t believe I can wait till fall to try this! I love pumpkins and their seeds but this recipe looks delicious! Thanks for sharing it. I’ll let you know how it turns out for me.