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Chile Lime Roasted Pepitas

Chile Lime Roasted Pepitas will blow your tastebuds! They make a healthy snack, a salad topping or a crunch to your favorite veggie taco recipe!

Course Snack
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword pepitas, pumpkin seeds, spicy nuts
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 4 minutes
Servings 1 batch
Calories 105 kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Warm oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add the pepitas and stir until coated. Stir frequently until seeds are fragrant and start to brown (about 3 minutes).

  2. Add lime juice, chipotle chile and 2 generous pinches of kosher salt. Stir to coat.

  3. Remove the skillet from heat. Stir until the pepitas are fully coated with seasoning and the lime juice has cooked off.

    Taste the pepitas - add more salt to taste.

Notes

When I add roasted pepitas to a salad, I like to crush them for maximum distribution. Use a ziploc bag and rolling pin to crush them in a flash!

Nutrition Facts
Chile Lime Roasted Pepitas
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cup)
Calories 105
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.