10 savory pumpkin recipes


Most of these recipes require you to put in some work scooping out the stringy guts of a pumpkin to get at the flesh that clings to the pumpkin walls

Pasta with Creamy Pumpkin

We'll keep it simple for this recipe as well. If you don't want to deal with a whole pumpkin, you can use creamy and delicious pasta

Pumpkin Soup

Another recipe that calls for pumpkin puree but is not overly sweet is this classic recipe for pumpkin soup. A warming, stick-to-your-ribs mainstay for holiday dinners

Pumpkin Chili

While this recipe is vegetarian (and can easily be made vegan), you can easily add some chorizo or chicken to augment flavors

Roasted Pumpkin with Chili

This dish isn't completely savory, given how the natural sweetness of the pumpkin blends with the maple syrup, but the sweet, savory and meaty

Winter Squash

Although this recipe calls for winter squash, one of the first notes on the page is that pumpkin can be easily substituted

Pumpkin Cannelloni

Pumpkin is a whole lot more versatile than you might think. In this application, a steamed, mashed pumpkin provides surprising body

Pumpkin and Tofu Soup

We know we already have a pumpkin soup recipe here, but this noodle soup deserves a spot on the list as well. Instead of using pumpkin puree to create a creamy soup

Pumpkin Lasagna

We know it might be odd to make a vegetarian lasagna without tomato sauce, but after making this delicious dish, you'll understand

Pumpkin Tacos

A meatless taco made with pumpkin puree? Well, trust us, it works. Really well. Layer your tacos with the pumpkin-cheese spread