A pumpkin seed are also known as a pepita – little seeds found in squash. These are the edible seed of a pumpkin. They have a whiter out husk but are usually green inside once the husk is removed. Pumpkin seeds arerich in antioxidants, iron, zinc, magnesium and many other nutrients. A great source of protein and unsaturated fats. One of the best plant seeds to be enjoyed toasted or raw.