How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

Cleaning Pumpkin Seeds:
1. Scoop out the seeds and pulp from the pumpkin.
2. Place in colander.
3. Under cold running water, remove the seeds from the pulp and strings.
4. Pat dry with a clean kitchen towel.

Roasting Pumpkin Seeds:
1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
2. Combine 1 T oil or melted butter plus 1/2 t salt per cup of seeds. If you like, you can add other spices like pepper, paprika, and/or garlic.
3. Toss seeds with oil mixture until well coated.
4. Spread evenly on a cookie sheet.
5. Bake until golden, about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
6. Let cool on paper towels.