Why confine this fall favorite to the pie plate? Pumpkin’s fragrant amber flesh lends itself to an assortment of sensational eats, from simple pumpkin pudding to more adventurous soups, pastas and pastries. Carve out a spot in your cooking for this beloved vegetable with this lineup of delectable dishes.
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Grilled Pumpkin With Rosemary and Sea Salt
Pumpkin Achar (Pickles)
Pumpkin Cozy Rolls
This recipe for soft, sweet pumpkin rolls comes courtesy of our sister publication Capper’s Farmer, and features an instructional video to help you turn out your best batch.
Soup in a Pumpkin!
Potato-Pumpkin Curry Soup
Pumpkin and Shrimp Bisque
Ginger-Spiced Pumpkin Bisque
Pumpkin Chicken Chowder
Thai Pumpkin Soup
Pumpkin Gnocchi With Sage Butter
Empanadas Dulces de Calabasa (Empanadas With Sweet Pumpkin Filling)
Rigatoni With Pumpkin and Bacon
Pumpkin Lasagna With Ricotta Cheese
Calabaza con Arroz (Pumpkin With Rice)
Pumpkin Pudding With Molasses Cookies
Pumpkin Ice Cream
Kabak Tatlisi (Turkish Pumpkin Dessert)
We also recommend these pumpkin platters from EatingWell magazine:
Southwestern Pumpkin Burgers
Roasted Stuffed Pumpkin With Spiced Pumpkin Seeds
For advice on choosing the best pumpkin and squash varieties for the recipes above, check out Best Pumpkin Varieties for Cooking.
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