Canned pumpkin puree is a staple ingredient in my pantry, year round. But once fall hits, it’s open season on all things pumpkin!┬áBaked goods and dessert recipes that have pumpkin are a dime a dozen, but there are some amazing savory and filling dinner recipes with pumpkin as the star of the show. Here are 8 fall-tastic pumpkin recipes to enjoy for dinner!

Orecchiette with Pancetta, Pumpkin and Broccoli Rabe

orecchiette-pumpkin-pastaFor full recipe go to Foodnetwork.com

Vegetarian Pumpkin and Kale Pasta Bake

vegetarian-pumpkin-and-kale-pasta-bake-blogFor full recipe go to MJandHungryMan.com

Turkey and White Bean Pumpkin Chili

crockpot-turkey-white-bean-pumpkin-chili-550x360For full recipe go to SkinnyTaste.com
(I added a can of diced tomatoes to this recipe and subbed one can white beans for black beans)

Pumpkin , Spinach, and Walnut Spaghetti

pumpkin-spinach-walnut-spaghetti-top-down-800x533For full recipe go to LazyCatKitchen.com

Chicken Bacon Pumpkin Pasta Bake

chicken-bacon-pumpkin-pastaFor full recipe go to Pinchofyum.com

Creamy Pumpkin Alfredo Penne

a-creamy-pumpkin-alfredo-penne-pasta-made-with-melted-cheese-that-will-not-only-satisfy-your-need-for-comfort-food-but-remove-any-guilt-of-eating-pasta-healthy-wholewheat-pasta-pumpkinFor full recipe Jessicainthekitchen.com

Pumpkin Lasagna

pumpkin-and-spinach-lasagnaFor full recipe go to Tasteofhome.com

Curried Pumpkin Soup with Coconut and Pumpkin Seeds

curried-pumpkin-soup-with-coconut-3For full recipe go to Naturallyella.com

Pumpkin is a fun flavor to work with, especially in the fall, and in a pureed form can make your sauces super creamy!

Do you regularly use pumpkin in recipes other than dessert?

What is your favorite way to cook with pumpkin?

Published by Samantha Kellgren

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