Spicy Chile-Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Spicy Chile-Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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From: EatingWell.com, October 2017

Salty, spicy and garlickly, these roasted pumpkin seeds are the perfect snack for any time of day. Increase the quantity of ground chile if you want 'em extra hot.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 1 teaspoon ground ancho or chipotle chile pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups pumpkin seeds
  • 1 egg white, beaten until frothy
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

Preparation

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  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Spread pumpkin seeds on a large rimmed baking sheet in an even layer. Bake, stirring once, until lightly toasted, about 40 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine ground chile, cumin, salt and garlic powder in a small bowl. Remove the pumpkin seeds from the oven and carefully transfer to a medium bowl. Pour egg white over the pumpkin seeds and stir to coat. Sprinkle the chile mixture over the pumpkin seeds; stir to coat. Return the pumpkin seeds to the baking sheet and spread in an even layer. Bake until lightly browned, 10 to 15 minutes more. Cool completely before serving.
  • To make ahead: Store airtight for up to 3 days.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ¼ cup
  • Per serving: 78 calories; 3 g fat(1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 9 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 3 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 0 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 293 IU vitamin A; 1 mg vitamin C; 12 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 301 mg sodium; 172 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 fat, ½ carbohydrate

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