Top Rated Pumpkin Seed Recipes

These are perfect for snack time, and roasting your own pumpkin seeds is simple, tasty, and fun. We give you a few options for spicing up these crunchy goodies, or feel free to make your own spice combinations.
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Pumpkin Maccheroncini Recipe
This maccheroncini recipe from Nancy Harmon Jenkins’ and Sara Jenkins’ cookbook, The Four Seasons of Pasta, is made with fresh pumpkin, herbaceous sage, and garlic for a delicious fall pasta dish.Reprinted by arrangement with Avery Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company. Copyright © Nancy Harmon Jenkins and Sara Jenkins, 2015.
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After carving your pumpkins or boiling to make pumpkin puree save the seeds to make Roasted Pumpkin Seeds! This picture is my granddaughter Brooke from 2010 and she loves to pick out her own pumpkins, carve then we make roasted pumpkin seeds. Love making memories! For this recipe and other entertaining tips from Cindy's Table, click here and sign up for my newsletter.
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Add a little kick to roasted pumpkin seeds with this authentic Jamaican spice rub from Mr. Brown's Lounge.
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This thick and fragrant pumpkin seed pesto, featuring roasted pumpkin seeds, olive oil, cilantro, and garlic, is a versatile sauce for your repertoire. Try this pesto as a spread on sandwiches, tossed with hot pasta or served over roasted or steamed vegetables.
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Try this recipe for a different take on the traditional mashed potato. It's great to serve as a side dish for Thanksgiving.  Click here for Beyond Pumpkin: 10 Great Pumpkin Recipes
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Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pumpkin Seeds
With pumpkin seeds, cranberries, and apples, serve the mix a top warm baked Brie cheese for a delicious hors d’oeuvre. 
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Roasted pumpkin seeds thicken this tomatillo-based mole sauce. Serve with a side of rice for soaking up the flavorful sauce. Shred any leftover chicken and serve in warm corn tortillas with sauce spooned on top.
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Pumpkin Seeds
Chef Kyle Rourke at Red Star Tavern in Portland, Ore., shares his recipe for Pumpkin Seed Dip, perfect for the fall months. The even better part is that it's vegan and filled with nutrients, using avocado as a substitute for sour cream. They serve the dip with housemade sesame crackers and pickled vegetables.
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Baked Apples with Pumpkin Seeds
This incredible recipe combines two of fall's best ingredients: apples and pumpkin seeds. Serve it either as an appetizer or a side dish, perhaps with some juicy pan-roasted pork chops. See all apple recipes. 
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Pumpkin Seed-Crusted Chicken
Here's a great idea to jazz up chicken dinners. A pumpkin seed and panko breadcrumb crust gives good old chicken breasts a pronounced nutty crunch. You can also use your favorite fish fillet instead of chicken. You may put it in the oven for less time or you may finish in a pan. See all pumpkin seed recipes.
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For a tasty dessert on its own or crumbled on top of other desserts, this pumpkin seeds brittle is perfect for the fall.
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