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How do you roast pumpkin seeds?

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Roast pumpkin seeds in an oven set to 325 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes. Before placing the seeds on a roasting pan in the oven, boil the seeds uncovered in water for 10 minutes.

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Cleaning the pumpkin seeds is required prior to roasting them. Adding sea salt and olive oil to the seeds before baking gives them a crunchy texture and added flavor.

Pumpkin seeds provide iron, magnesium, fiber, zinc, potassium and good fats. They also provide protein, and tryptophan. Pumpkin seeds are a great source of iron, and adding a food rich in vitamin C to a snack of pumpkin seeds ensures the body properly absorbs the iron the seeds provide.

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