10 Ways to Use Pumpkin Seeds


Nothing feels more autumn-y than carving pumpkins on a crisp October weekend. Even scooping the slippery goop is worth the effort, as long as you know what do with the bowls of fresh seeds. Now that we’ve learned the commonly used Spanish name for these little guys — pepitas — we refuse to call them anything else. Here are a few of the best solutions we’ve found for pepita overload …


Pumpkin Seed Brittle (

3 Toasted Pumpkin Seed Recipes (

Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix (

Spiced Pepitas (

Black Bean Pumpkin Soup (

Spicy Pumpkin Seeds (

Coconut Pineapple Pumpkin Seed Smoothie (

Grilled Chicken with Pumpkin Seed Sauce (

Toasted Pumpkin Seed Lace Cookies (

Pumpkin Seed Pesto (


Flourishing Foodie's Pumpkin Seed Pesto


Comments (2)

  • Pumpkin seed pesto! Amazing! I love it on the slices of baguette like a crostini. Great finds!

  • My husband loves pesto. I never thought of that use for pumpkin seeds. I should probably make this for a snack. Great recipe.

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