This round up of 31 favorite sweet and savory pumpkin breakfast, pasta soup, and dessert recipes will get you in the fall spirit.
What ingredient is a better beacon of fall than the pumpkin? The seasonal return of this dimply, round squash is marked by PSL’s on coffee shop menus, and neat rows of Libby’s, prominently displayed on endcaps in groceries everywhere. It’s a sure sign that autumn is here, which means full-fledged pumpkin mania can now ensue.
Like stores racing to put out Valentine’s Day paraphernalia as soon as Christmas ends, hardcore pumpkin fanatics start tinkering with recipes in August, if not sooner. Pumpkin cinnamon rolls on a 90-degree day? That’s love. The general consensus seems to be that late September is when it’s socially acceptable to open up that can of pumpkin (in case you were asking for a friend).
While our Thanksgiving tables would be pretty lackluster without the appearance of that classic slice of whipped-cream dolloped pumpkin pie, there are so many more ways to enjoy pumpkin. We love roasting it for salads, puréeing it into soups, and baking it up into sweet morning treats.
Here are 31 sweet and savory ways to enjoy it this fall.
Pumpkin Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Morning
Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats with Chia from Ambitious Kitchen
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins from Two Peas and Their Pod
Pumpkin Spice Doughnuts from Tutti Dolci
Cinnamon Pecan Streusel Pumpkin Bread from Savory Nothings
Healthy Whole Wheat and Oats Pumpkin Pancakes from Jo Cooks
Pumpkin Soups to Slurp On
5-Ingredient Thai Pumpkin Soup from FoodieCrush
Caramelized Onion Pumpkin Soup from With Food and Love
Weekend Pumpkin Chili from Little Spice Jar
Spiced Roast Pumpkin Soup with Garlic Croutons, Feta & Crispy Fried Sage from Domestic Gothess
Thick & Creamy Pumpkin Soup from Cafe Delites
White Bean and Pumpkin Pork Chili from FoodieCrush
Pumpkin Sides to Sidle Up To
Roasted Pumpkin with Chilli Yoghurt and Coriander Sauce from Drizzle & Dip
Pumpkin Risotto with Goat Cheese & Dried Cranberries from Platings and Pairings
Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Whiskey Cream Sauce from FoodieCrush
Pumpkin Cider Beer Bread with Bacon and Cheddar from How Sweet Eats
Roasted Pumpkin with Maple, Chili and Feta from RecipeTin Eats
Individual Pumpkin and Potato Gratins with Gruyere and Sage from Cooking for Keeps
Pumpkin and Fried Sage Flatbread from FoodieCrush
Parmesan Pumpkin Fritters from Rasa Malaysia
Pumpkin Pastas for Your Carb Fix
Pumpkin & Ricotta Pasta Carbonara from Bessie Bakes
Makeover Pumpkin Mac and Cheese Casserole from The Endless Meal
Pumpkin Baked Ziti with Sage Sausage from Vodka & Biscuits
Creamy Pumpkin Spaghetti with Garlic Kale from Pinch of Yum
Pumpkin Desserts for a Little Somethin’ Sweet
My Favorite Pumpkin Roll from FoodieCrush
One-Bowl Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Brown Butter Frosting from A Cozy Kitchen
Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies from Floating Kitchen
Mascarpone Pumpkin Cups from FoodieCrush
Brown Butter Pumpkin Spice Cake with Penuche Frosting from Butterlust
Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting from Gimme Some Oven
Almost No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse Pie from Snixy Kitchen
This recipe round-up was curated and written by FoodieCrush contributor Hayley Putnam of Seven Day Weekend. Follow her foodie tastes and other flights of fancy on Pinterest and Instagram.
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