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!
Breads and Soups
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 AllRecipes.com. There are currently more than 300 reviews and it has 5/5 stars.
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.