15 Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkins aren't just for carving. The range of uses for this delicious, ultra-healthy squash is huge -- from soups to snacks to ice creams.

Brown Bread Pumpkins
These decorative treats are a wonderful change of pace to accompany any course.

Pumpkin Patch Party Mix
Get the Halloween party started with this fun party mix filled with Halloween treats.

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie
Rich and creamy, this dessert tastes so good with its buttery graham cracker crust.

Chicken in Pueblan Green Pumpkin Seed Sauce
Fresh greens paired with pumpkin seeds and chilies make a sumptuous but easy-to-make sauce for chicken.

Cheese Tortellini with Pumpkin & Ricotta
A warm and hearty dish to serve in cold-weather months, when pumpkins and winter squashes are among the most powerfully nutritious vegetables on the market.

Smoky Braised Mexican Pumpkin With Seared White Onion (Calabaza Guisada al Chipotle)
Try this unique way to serve pumpkin — as a side dish instead of a sweet.

Spicy Peanuts and Pumpkin Seeds
Sprinkled with fiery chilies, this pumpkin seed mix will warm up a blustery fall day.

Pumpkin Oat Bread
Oats, walnuts, and pumpkin — an excellent source of beta-carotene — are all packed into this flavorful loaf.

Apple-Pumpkin Frozen Yogurt
Cool down after a meal with this delicious treat.

Curried Pumpkin Apple Soup
This rich soup combines two of the fall season’s most treasured ingredients.

Pumpkin Pie with Pumpkin Seed Crust
Crown this crunchy crusted pumpkin pie with a cloud of vanilla yogurt.

The unusual combination of pumpkin seeds and chocolate make a sweet fall treat.

Pumpkin Griddle Cakes
Whether it’s fresh, frozen, or canned, pumpkin meat is high in fiber and an unbeatable source of beta-carotene.

Mini Pumpkin Sandwiches
These cute sandwiches are an easy-to-serve (and eat) finger food idea.

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