6 Surprising Ways to Use Pumpkin


by Kelsey Yoor October 05, 2018

6 Surprising Ways to Use Pumpkin

Fall is falling all around! From the spicy scents to the rich colors to the crispness to the air. And one thing that can always be counted on around autumn? Pumpkin! Pumpkin! Pumpkin everything. But pumpkin isn’tonly for pies and those spice lattes. In fact, it can be worked into your fall foodie routine in some unique ways.

Pumpkin Dip

pumpkin dip

A delightfuldessert dip (or one you can eat right off the spoon - we’re not judging!) this recipe shakes up the idea of a pumpkin-based dessert by whipping it into a sweet, creamy accompaniment to fruit, cookies, or anything else you want to dip!

Pumpkin Lasagna

pumpkin lasagna

For a savory surprise, consider cooking up a trulyfall-inspired pasta dish with a rich pumpkin sauce. Sage and mushrooms accents this autumn umami.

Pumpkin Smoothie

pumpkin smoothie

Take that hot pumpkin drink and flip it on its stem by blending upsomething cold instead! With Greek yogurt, frozen banana, and pureed pumpkin, this smoothie is sure to be thick, creamy, and totally out of the box!

Pumpkin Curry

pumpkin curry

Pumpkin spice - in a completely different way! Use some pumpkin puree along with some cubed pumpkin to kick up your nextcurry with some autumn aromatics and punches of flavor.

Pumpkin Hummus

pumpkin hummus

Move over, plain old chickpeas, there’s a festive newhummus star in town. Thanks to some roasted garlic, rosemary, and pumpkin puree, your healthy snacking obsession reaches new fall heights!

Pumpkin Black Bean Burgers

pumpkin burgers

Able to be made with canned or fresh pumpkin, these unexpectedblack bean burgerscontain a pumpkin-y surprise! The addition of smokey chipotle compliments the fall flavors for a satisfying dinner.

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