Fresh Pumpkin Recipes

If you are planning a meal this October, you should definitely include one of these fresh pumpkin recipes.  Pumpkin is extremely healthy and nutritious (as long as you don’t make pies)!  And it tastes great, too.

Collections of Recipes:

Pumpkin Recipes – Martha Stewart has some fantastic pasta ideas, including pumpkin lune and rigatoni with roasted pumpkin, and great side dishes, including smoky braised mexican pumpkin and pumpkin pecorino gratin.  There’s also the traditional soups and pies, and a few delicious dessert twists like pumpkin pecan-praline pie and pumpkin mousse pie.

Our Best Pumpkin Recipes – Country Living brings you recipes for pumpkin waffles, pumpkin & cauliflower casserole, and roasted pumpkins with shallots, among other things.

Pleasant Pumpkin and Pumpkin Seed Recipes – I’d like an order of the pumpkin cheesecake with pecan praline topping, please.  Thanks, Delish!

Pumpkin Bread Sliced

Breads and Soups

Fresh Pumpkin Bread – The World in My Kitchen
Spicy Pumpkin Soup – Simply Recipes


Fresh Pumpkin Ravioli – Wolfgang Puck


This list couldn’t be complete without a delicious dessert finishing it off. Try Mrs. Sigg’s Fresh Pumpkin Pie, which can be found at  There are currently more than 300 reviews and it has 5/5 stars.

Pumpkin Patch Cupcakes

Got a recipe that calls for canned pumpkins?  You can use fresh pumpkins.  Read the Better Homes & Gardens guide for more information about substituting fresh pumpkins for canned.

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