Normally you may think of pumpkin as an ingredient for sweet desserts like pie(obviously), cookies, crème brûlée, pudding and mousse, bread and muffins, and so, so much more. But there are so many savory pumpkin recipes that make use of fall’s favorite gourd, too. Think soup and stews, baked cheesy pasta, and basic roast side dishes. Ahead, get to know 20 of our most savory pumpkin recipes. Then try them yourself!
A duo of pumpkin and spaghetti squash team up for this warm and cozy vegan soup that’s served with porcini and Parmesan crostini for a meaty, umami-packed bite.
Roasted pumpkin not only brings a vibrant orange hue to this pasta recipe, but it also makes spaghetti an instant fall favorite. Pump up the heat by mixing puréed pumpkin with a tablespoon of gochujang, plus buttermilk and pasta water.