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13 Savory Pumpkin Recipes

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Did you know the Jack-o-lantern is not just a pretty face? Pumpkin is low in calories and it’s a storehouse of lots of anti-oxidant vitamins. It is DELICIOUS in a number of savory dishes that are just right for fall.  Have you ever tried pumpkin ricotta gnocchi? The dumplings are a little crisp on the outside and soft on the inside…mmm. This round-up of savory pumpkin ideas includes ravioli with brown butter sauce and pecans, sweet pumpkin fries, pumpkin peanut soup, roasted pumpkin quiche, pumpkin cheddar mac and cheese, balsamic glaze pumpkin with walnuts, roasted butternut pumpkin, pumpkin lasagna, pizza and fettuccine, roasted pumpkin and pomegranate salad, baked pumpkin French toast…and more!

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Roasted Butternut Pumpkin

1. Spicy Roasted Butternut Pumpkin :: Milk and Honey, slightly adapted from The Naked Chef

Balsamic Glazed Pumpking

2. Balsamic Glazed Pumpkin with Walnuts :: eCurry

Pumpkin Quesadilla

3. Pumpkin Quesadilla :: Lost Garden

Roast Pumpkin Thyme Pizza

4. Roast Pumpkin Artichoke Thyme Pizza :: Le Pirate (Adapted a little from Donna Hay and a little from Gourmet Traveller)

Roasted Pumpkin Quiche

5. Roasted Pumpkin Quiche :: The Little Teochew (from Homestyle Vegetarian by Murdoch Books)

Pumpkin Cheddar Mac and Cheese

6. Pumpkin Cheddar Mac and Cheese :: from Saturdays with Rachael Ray via Taste and Tell Blog

Pumpkin Ricoota Gnocchi

7. Pumpkin Ricotta Gnochi :: Hank Shaw via Simply Recipes

Pumpkin Lasagna

8. Pumpkin Lasagna :: Trissalicious

Pumpkin Fetticcine

9. The Perfect Bite Pumpkin Fettuccine :: Jess Simpson via Camille Styles

Pumpkin Ravioli

10. Pumpkin Ravioli with Brown Butter Sauce and Pecans :: Julia’s Album

Pumpkin Fries

11. Pumpkin Fries with Homemade Honey Mustard Dip :: from Createlive

Pumpkin Salad

12. Pumpkin Salad :: Women’s Health

Pumpkin French Toast Bake

13. Pumpkin French Toast Bake :: Minimalist Baker

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Layne Henderson

Layne is a boy mom in love. Surrounded by three adventurous little men, she’s in pursuit of an empty laundry basket, the perfect cup of coffee, and sleep. She blogs, parents, and manages social media while wearing her tiara.