Savory Pumpkin Recipes for Those Who Don't Like Pie
It may be hard to believe that pumpkin pie isn't for everyone, but October and November can be a pretty lonely months for those who despise the orange gourd in dessert form. As an alternative, we've rounded up some savory pumpkin recipes that can be enjoyed as an appetizer, snack or main course. Happy feasting!
Cranberry Bean and Pumpkin Stew with Grated Corn
Beans, beans, they're good for your heart. The more you eat, the more you want them in a pumpkin stew with grated corn. This hearty dinner option is a texture lover's dream. Click here for the recipe.
Pumpkin Soup with Rosemary Croutons
It's hard to mess up a pumpkin soup, but it's easy to take it to the next level with rosemary croutons. Click here for the recipe.
Tagliatelle with Fennel in White Wine Pumpkin Sauce
Pumpkin and fennel work in tandem with the ingredient that dominates classy Happy Hours everywhere. Click here for the recipe.
Cumin Roasted Pumpkin Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing
For a healthy salad without all the bells and whistles, this Greek yogurt dressing-based recipe will hit the spot. Also, cilantro and cumin are matches made in herb and spice heaven. Click here for the recipe.
Bacon Pumpkin Pecan Pancakes
Step aside, buttermilk and blueberry. We're now down with B.P.P. in the mornings. Maple syrup is optional, but definitely encouraged. Click here for the recipe.
Spicy Cheddar and Pumpkin Orzo with Arugula
If you're looking for a risotto, but you only have orzo, consider this unique take on an Italian classic. The blend of cheddar and garlic chili sauce will remind you of pub cheese in a really weird, but delicious way. Click here for the recipe.
A culinary purist may yell "blasphemy!," but we yell "delicious!". The sweet pumpkin puree is a perfect complement to the traditional dish's salty parmesan. Click here for the recipe.
Your pretzels will thank you for dipping them in this festive take on your favorite mid-afternoon indulgence. Add a little sriracha for some heat and you'll thank us later. Click here for the recipe.
Miso Pumpkin Wedges
This Asian-inspired snack juggles sweet and salty to perfection. Sorry, kale chips. There's a new roasted vegetable that's here to steal your thunder. Click here for the recipe.
Pumpkin and Yellow Split Pea Soup
Soup isn't the most exciting meal in the world, but the velvety textures of pumpkin and peas will keep you warm and cozy during the cold months. Click here for the recipe.