One of the joys of Autumn is the abundance of beautiful orange pumpkins. Pumpkins are a versatile ingredient that can be used in both sweet and savory dishes. From salads to risottos and soups, there are many wonderful pumpkin recipes to enjoy. Now is the perfect time to start making pumpkin dishes to enjoy throughout the Autumn months.
Who says pumpkins are only for Halloween carvings or for pies? If you're looking for new and exciting pumpkin recipes to try this Autumn, look no further! Lots of these recipes are Vegetarian and Vegan too so there’s many options available.
Check out our brand new Pumpkin Spice category on the Plate Up website to get a hold of these delicious pumpkin recipes!
Here are just a few of our savoury favourites:
This delicious dish is a meal in a pumpkin bowl. Soft courgette, onion and mushrooms are enveloped in a creamy sauce and topped with crunchy pumpkin seeds to create a wonderfully warming comfort food.
If you’re looking for a low carb recipe then this one's for you. This salad is the perfect autumn dish as it features chicken, grilled pumpkin, and a variety of seeds.The pumpkin gives the salad a nice sweetness, while the chicken is filling and flavourful. This salad is sure to please everyone at your next Autumn gathering!
Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
This warming risotto is silky and rich with a creamy pumpkin puree and earthy with caramelised mushrooms. It's an easy one pot crowd pleaser, perfect for weekday budget cooking.
Cuisine: Asian, Vegan
Rachel is the chef behindPlantCraft! She creates simple plant based recipes that are as healthy as they are delicious. Pumpkin is a seasonal staple all Autumn long. Here it is paired with miso soup for a perfect lunch or dinner. Rachel also makes sure all her recipes are vegan.
Cuisine: American, Vegan
This soup is Autumn. Literally, everything about it screams Autumn! Right down to the beautiful bright orange colour.This beautifully velvety soup is a wonderfully colourful addition to any dinner table. A great dish for batch cooking and freezing too, just leave the cream out until you are ready to reheat and serve.