Pumpkin for Dinner? Savory Pumpkin Recipes for Autumn.



I personally want to sample every pumpkin recipe I find. Unfortunately most pumpkin recipes are for sweets so it really isn’t good for my waistline. It isn’t always easy to find savory pumpkin recipes but I have done the work for you. Today my goal was to provide a list of savory pumpkin recipes that won’t make us live in the gym this fall.

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

One-Pot Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

One-Pot Creamy Pumpkin Pasta from Kitchen Treaty

This rich and creamy dish is prepared and served in the same pot. Topped with goat cheese and garnished with fresh parsley. You won’t believe how easy it is to make.

Pumpkin Turnovers

Pumpkin (Butternut squash) Turnovers

Pumpkin (Butternut squash) Turnovers from Julias Album

These are a perfect fall time snack! I might be tempted to make them with Pretzel dough instead of pastry.

Pumpkin Empenadas

Savory Pumpkin Parmesan Empanadas

Savory Pumpkin Parmesan Empanadas from Crisco

These have a lot of potential with a little experimentation.

Pumpkin Curry

Pumpkin Curry

 Pumpkin Curry from Indugent Cooking

This curry pairs pumpkin with fresh coconut and the warm flavors of chiles and cumin.


Savory Pumpkin Tart

Savory Pumpkin Herb Tart from Eclectic Recipes

This tart would make an incredible Sunday brunch item.


Quinoa Black Bean Pumpkin Soup

Quinoa Black Bean Pumpkin Soup from Avocado Pesto

A hearty, protein-filled and flavor-packed chili that happens to be vegan.


Pumpkin Gnocchi With Sage Brown Butter + Feta

Pumpkin Gnocchi With Sage Brown Butter + Feta from Reclaiming Provincial

These are flavorful little nuggets can be made ahead and make a quick and delicious meal.


Pumpkin Soup With Crispy Shallots

Pumpkin Soup With Crispy Shallots from A Calculated Whisk

Crispy, sweet shallots are a beautiful contrast to this creamy pumpkin soup.


Pumpkin-Ancho Enchiladas With Pulled Pork


Pumpkin-Ancho Enchiladas With Pulled Pork from Spicy Southern Kitchen

These fiery little enchiladas are right up my alley.


Roasted Pumpkin Salad

Roasted Pumpkin Salad from 101 Cookbooks

Roasted pumpkin and sweet, roasted red onions are nestled atop wild rice to create a beautiful, autumn-inspired salad.


Pumpkin Fritters with Rosemary and Cheese

Pumpkin Fritters with Rosemary and Cheese from What about Second Breakfast

Crisp on the outside and pancake-y in the middle, these savory pumpkin fritters laced with a touch of rosemary and cheese are nothing short of perfection.


Greek Pumpkin and Leek Pie

Greek Pumpkin and Leek Pie from The New York Times

This is another recipe that is perfect for a Sunday Brunch.

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