Crunchy Southwest Pepitas | Take Two Tapas | #Southwest #Pepitas #pumpkinseeds #spicy #Nuts #Snacks

Southwest Pepitas – Taco Pumpkin Seeds

  • Author: Jennifer Stewart
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x


Spicy Southwest Pepitas are a crunchy snack that not only tastes great but are healthy too!



6 ounces pepitas (raw)

1 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon Southwest Seasoning


Preheat oven to 350F.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, foil, or a silicone baking mat.

In a small bowl, combine the pepitas, olive oil, and Southwest Seasoning.

Stir to evenly coat the pepitas.

Spread evenly on the prepared baking sheet.

Bake for 10 minutes or until the pepitas are toasty brown.

Remove from the oven when finished.

Let cool for 10 minutes.

Store in an airtight container for up to a week if they last that long!


*If you like this recipe, please leave me a comment and rate it with some stars.  Thank you!

  • Category: Snacks, Party Foods

Keywords: pepitas, seeds, snacks, southwest, taco