Roasted Pumpkin Seeds With Bacon

Bacon Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Course Snack
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 93kcal
Author The Gunny Sack


  • 1 large pumpkin about 1 cup of seeds
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 tsp kosher salt


  • Remove the seeds from the pumpkin.
  • Rinse the pumpkin seeds, removing the pulp.
  • Pour the seeds into a large pot, add water and one tablespoon of salt.
  • Bring water to a boil and then simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Drain and spread the seeds on a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Cut the four slices of bacon into small pieces and place them in the pan with the bacon.
  • Sprinkle with kosher salt.
  • Bake the pumpkin seeds for 25-30 minutes at 375 degrees, stirring and turning the seeds every 5 minutes, until golden and crunchy.
  • Crumble the cooked bacon into smaller bits for easier snacking, if necessary. Store in the refrigerator.



Calories: 93kcal | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 2477mg | Potassium: 43mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 0.1mg