Maple-Spice Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.Advertisement
Combine maple syrup, oil, cardamom, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Add pumpkin seeds and toss to coat. Spread evenly on a rimmed baking sheet.
Bake the seeds, stirring occasionally, until dry and toasted, 40 minutes to 1 hour.
Tip: Whether you're carving jack-o'-lanterns or prepping a pie pumpkin, save the seeds for these tasty treats. Squash seeds work too! (Try butternut, kabocha or spaghetti squash seeds.) To get the seeds recipe-ready: Place them in a bowl of warm water (the seeds float to the top, making them easier to separate from the threads) and remove any flesh that's sticking to them. Drain and pat with a towel to dry well.
To make ahead: Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
4 fat, 1/2 other carbohydrate