Fall is the season where trees are in their full splendor, flashing their yellow, gold, orange, and red leaves. You know what is also in season? Yes, pumpkin-themed fall things so it’s time to look up recipes for various pumpkin dishes.
Of course, everyone can carve their own pumpkin and even go over the top and extra in making that spooky Halloween arts and crafts – but still, our favorite way to enjoy fall is eating pumpkin dishes. From savory soups to mouthful desserts, this versatile fruit will truly make you an icon in the kitchen.
What are you waiting for? Go check the fridge and cupboard and be a superstar with these irresistible pumpkin dishes.
1. Dark Chocolate Nanaimo Bars
If you are looking for an all time classic Canadian dessert, this dark chocolate Nanaimo bar is for you. Made special with cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg and topped with a generous serving of dark chocolate.
2. Brown Butter Pumpkin Grits
If you think you do not have the grit in making pumpkin grits (get it?), this recipe is for you. In just 25 minutes, you can have these goodies that your family will surely enjoy for breakfast.
3. Baked Parmesan Pumpkin Fries
No, pumpkins are not only for pies and lattes. This sweet and salty treat is the recipe you thought you never needed. The sweetness of pumpkin compliments the saltiness of the parmesan cheese.
Before we forget, this is an oven-baked fries, so it saves you from the oily grease feeling that you get from frying food.
4. No Churn Pumpkin Ice Cream
No ice cream maker? This recipe got you. If you have heavy whipping cream, sweetened condensed milk, pumpkin, vanilla, nutmeg, and cinnamon, you are all set to witness this wicked dessert.
This is the perfect fix to welcome the fall season this early September, the time when you are all ready for that fall vibe, but summer temperature just will not go away.
5. Creamy Pumpkin Pasta
Pumpkin pasta? Really? YES! It might sound weird because pumpkin and pasta are 2 different things that restaurants usually offer but this is where savory and pumpkins meet. You must try this creamy pumpkin pasta and be ready to crave for more.
6. Pumpkin Chili
When we say creative, this is what we mean. What better way to be creative and feel the pumpkin season other than serving dishes in “pumpkin bowl?
This recipe also requires you to use pumpkin beer, but if you are not a fan of putting alcohol in your meal, you may use 2 cups of chicken or vegetable broth.
7. Pumpkin Bread Rolls with Cinnamon Butter
Spice up your table and your Instagram feed with these pumpkin-shaped bread rolls! These rolls are slightly sweet but 100% festive. You cannot go wrong with this recipe because this is an easy and simple to make.
Imagination is the only limit when it comes to the dishes and desserts that can be made from pumpkins. You can have pies, stews, puree, pastas, breads, and many more! Share with us your favorite recipe that includes pumpkin.