Fall has always been my favorite time of year; The weather, the clothes, the food, and especially, the pumpkin!
Besides the traditional sweet pumpkin treats that are everywhere this time of year, fall is a great time to get creative in the kitchen and try some savory pumpkin recipes. Pumpkin contains:
- vitamin a
- vitamin c
It is a great vegetable to incorporate into your family’s meals, since it has a mild taste and can be spiced up in dozens of different ways.
We have curated a list of 25 awesome savory pumpkin recipes that will open your eyes and your palate to just how versatile and delicious pumpkin can be!
Hummus is a great healthy snack and this Pumpkin version is perfect for fall entertaining!
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin Hummus
Chicken Pumpkin And Ricotta Lasagna
Pumpkin and ricotta make for a surprisingly delicious and creamy combination.
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Get the recipe here for Chicken Pumpkin And Ricotta Lasagna
Roasted Pumpkin with Feta and Honey
Pumpkin roasts up beautifully in the oven. Topped with feta and honey, your kids will be begging for more!
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Get the recipe here for Roasted Pumpkin with Feta and Honey
Savory Kale and Pumpkin Scones
These delicious and buttery scones are an awesome way to sneak in some greens and veggies.
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Get the recipe here for Savory Kale and Pumpkin Scones
Creamy Pumpkin Baked Rigatoni
This baked pumpkin rigatoni is simple to throw together and sure to be a fall time dinner hit!
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Get the recipe here for Creamy Pumpkin Baked Rigatoni
Quinoa Black Bean Pumpkin Soup
Quinoa Black Bean Pumpkin Soup makes for a hearty and filling meal full of healthy and nutritious ingredients. It’s Gluten-Free and Vegan too!
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Get the recipe here for Quinoa Black Bean Pumpkin Soup
Putting pumpkin inside a traditional quesadilla is such a quick and easy lunch idea! Slip in some spinach or kale for an extra boost.
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin Quesadilla
Savoury Pumpkin Pie
This traditional Greek pie, or kolokithopita, is a delicious blend of pumpkin, feta and eggs wrapped in a flaky dough.
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Get the recipe here for Savoury Pumpkin Pie
Topped with hazelnut brown butter and a balsamic drizzle, these pumpkin raviolis are an amazing twist on a traditional Italian dish.
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin Ravioli
Peanut Pumpkin Curry
Creamy, sweet, and spicy, this is just about as good as it gets! This delicious peanut pumpkin curry is vegan, but you can easily substitute the tofu for chicken if you like.
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Get the recipe here for Peanut Pumpkin Curry
Pumpkin And Ricotta Stuffed Shells
Pumpkin, ricotta, sage, garlic and tomato come together in this perfect pumpkin recipe.
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin And Ricotta Stuffed Shells
Pumpkin Dinner Rolls
These adorable pumpkin shaped and flavored rolls would be a perfect addition to any fall dinner table.
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin Dinner Rolls
Turkey Pumpkin Chili
Make this chili on the stove or in the crock pot. The sweet, smoky and savory flavors come together for a warm filling dish.
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Get the recipe here for Turkey Pumpkin Chili
Pumpkin, Sage and Spicy Sausage Pizza Recipe
This spicy sausage pizza with a pumpkin based sauce is such an awesome take on traditional pizza! Use this dish as a gateway food for your little one.
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin Sage and Spicy Sausage Pizza Recipe
This spicy salsa is a great topping for tacos or nachos. Whip up a batch and keep it in the fridge to use throughout the week.
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin Salsa
Savory Pumpkin Dip
This savory dip is similar to hummus, but uses white beans instead of chickpeas. Serve it up with raw veggie sticks for an extra healthy kick.
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Get the recipe here for Savory Pumpkin Dip
The addition of pumpkin to this cornbread makes it super fluffy, moist and yummy!
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin Cornbread
Easy Pumpkin Mac and Cheese Recipe
The addition of pumpkin makes this simple kid favorite more creamy, velvety and smooth.
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Get the recipe here for Easy Pumpkin Mac and Cheese Recipe
Pumpkin Stew With Lentils And Chickpeas
Lentils and chickpeas go amazingly well with pumpkin and make this stew a heartwarming savory treat.
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin Stew With Lentils And Chickpeas
The Best Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Roasted pumpkin seeds are so easy and fun to make. They make great teacher appreciation gifts! Get the kids involved and have them help you with seasoning the seeds.
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Get the recipe here for The Best Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Switch this recipe up and add butternut squash, mix in pepperoni, top it with mushrooms or any number of other add-ins!
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin Risotto
Pumpkin and Feta Tart
Layered with the sweetness of pumpkin and topped off with a crumbling of salty feta cheese, this scrumptious tart makes a great dish on its own or is the perfect side dish for chicken or turkey.
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin and Feta Tart
These are the perfect alternative to potato chips. You kids will love the salty, crunchy slight sweetness of these chips.
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin Chips
Pumpkin Fritters with Rosemary and Cheese
Crispy, cheesy little bites that your kids are sure to love.
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Get the recipe here for Pumpkin Fritters with Rosemary and Cheese
Clean Eating Pumpkin Fries
These are a super fun and festive variation to sweet potato fries. Bake up a big batch and freeze half.
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Get the recipe here for Clean Eating Pumpkin Fries
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