Our Best Fresh Pumpkin Recipes
From pumpkin pie to an indulgent plate of pumpkin ravioli, these fresh pumpkin recipes will make you forget all about those cans of pumpkin puree!
Cooked on low for over eight hours, this fresh pumpkin soup recipe by Jane Shapton of Irvine, California, is creamy, tart and nothing short of comfort in a bowl. Finish the dish with a pinch of freshly grated nutmeg just before serving.
Replacing corn for roasted pumpkin turns these fully loaded nachos into the perfect fall appetizer. All out of pumpkin? Recipe creator Lesle Harwood of Douglassville, Pennsylvania, recommends making this fresh pumpkin recipe using butternut squash instead.
Ready in 25 minutes, these buttermilk pumpkin waffles have to be one of the easiest fresh pumpkin recipes to make for breakfast. Whipped up too large a batch? Freeze waffles between layers of waxed paper in an airtight container and pop them in a toaster to reheat.
This warm fall salad by Pam Correll of Brockport, Pennsylvania, is all about balance—soft, roasted bits of pumpkin pair exceptionally well with the crunchy, nutty flavor of the Brussels sprouts. A dash of balsamic vinegar adds sweetness and rounds out this unique recipe.