Santa Fe-Style Pumpkin Seeds (Pepitas) - 2 Ww Points

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Nif_H

Pepitas are a Southwestern tradition. They're often served before dinner as a spicy accompaniment to fresh fruit-juice punch. You can find shelled green pumpkin seeds in health food stores.

Top Review by Outta Here

Delicious little treat! I made exactly as written, including the cayenne. I was leery of the amount of liquid smoke, as it is a flavor that goes a long way with me, but it was perfect! I will be making this often, and will put into a bowl of mixed nuts to jazz them up, also. Made for Ramadan 2009 Tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 325°F Line a large baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Combine the pumpkin seeds, Worcestershire sauce and liquid smoke in a large bowl; toss to coat. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle over the pumpkin seeds; stir vigorously with a wooden spoon to evenly coat.
  3. Spread the seeds out on the baking sheet. Bake, stirring twice, until dried and lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Let cool on the baking sheet on a rack about 30 minutes. Serve at once or store in a ziploc bag up to 1 month.

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