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25 Unique Pumpkin Recipes

25 Unique Pumpkin Recipes

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25 unique pumpkin recipes made with pumpkin as star ingredient. You can find from in the form of bread, casseroles, appetizers and even pickle.

October means month of pumpkin . Among the fall fruits and veggies, pumpkin hold its own name and place. Here is some unique pumpkin recipes you can make it  your own.

You can see lot of pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin quick bread, pumpkin muffins and curries however these the collection of unique recipes.

This roundup is filled with dishes that feature the flavorful gourd, Pumpkin sourdough bread to pumpkin pickle

You can add pumpkin in to the dishes whether you’re preparing it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! it makes meal delicious .

Do you know pumpkin is technically a fruit, even though it used widely in savory dishes.

Pumpkins are full of seeds about 500 seeds , and they’re a delicious and nutritious snack.

Pumpkins grow everywhere except in Antarctica.

A three-pound pumpkin will give you the same amount of pumpkin puree as in a can of the store-bought stuff.

Homemade pumpkin puree is always best than a canned one..

Health benefits of pumpkin

Pumpkins are rich in beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E, iron, and folate which helps increase the immunity.

Pumpkins are loaded with nutrients that are great for your skin.

It is a low calorie vegetable that makes a weight-loss-friendly food. One cup of cooked pumpkin is only 49 calories, but contains 49 percent of daily needs of vitamin K, C, E etc.

Because of it high content of   vitamin C and beta carotene it is considered as super food.


Bread with pumpkin

1) Pumpkin shaped sourdough bread

Pumpkin Sourdough Bread

Delicious  savory pumpkin sourdough bread.  Made with pumpkin puree and no sugar added. Great as breakfast toast 

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Pumpkin Cranberry Sourdough Bread

Delicious Pumpkin cranberry sourdough bread made with pumpkin puree and cranberries, orange zest and spices. Great breakfast bread even you can make delicious bread pudding.

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Pumpkin Nutella babka

This pumpkin Nutella babka recipe combines buttery brioche dough flavored with pumpkin puree and creamy chocolate Nutella swirls for an impressive presentation

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Pumpkin focaccia

Pumpkin focaccia with herbs is easy to make, bakes up into a beautiful sunny orange color, and is savory and delicious

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Sourdough Pumpkin Spice Rolls

Delicious  buttery, sourdough pumpkin spice rolls naturally leavened and  made with real pumpkin puree in the dough and in the filling.

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Other breakfast dishes

Pumpkin and ginger Scones

These pumpkin and ginger scones are the perfect Autumnal treat – soft, tender pumpkin scones filled with warming spices, dried cranberries, and candied ginger. Serve with maple butter and lots of coffee!

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Pumpkin Biscuits

Flaky, buttery biscuits made with real pumpkin and spiced with sage, thyme, and ginger.

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Pumpkin croissants

Pumpkin croissants take the traditional buttery, flaky French dough and wrap it around a spiced pumpkin-cream cheese filling. Dust with powdered sugar for an autumn morning treat!

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Pumpkin Donuts with cinnamon Sugar

Baked Vegan Pumpkin Donuts with cinnamon Sugar : vegan pumpkin donuts are baked, not fried and are so easy to make!

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Pumpkin Waffles

Crisp on the outside, soft and warm on the inside, made with a touch of pumpkin puree and just the right amount of pumpkin spice.

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Sourdough Pumpkin Pancakes

These sourdough pumpkin pancakes are a fluffy, delicious fall breakfast! They’re made with sourdough discard, milk kefir (or buttermilk), flour and pumpkin purée

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Pumpkin side dishes

Savory Pumpkin Pizza

Savory Pumpkin Pizza Recipe : savory pumpkin pizza has surprising ingredients that mingle beautifully with each other.

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Instant Pot Pumpkin Turkey Chili

This Instant Pot Pumpkin Turkey Chili has amazing smoky flavor and a thick, hearty texture from the pumpkin purée. It’s the ultimate fall comfort food! Make it for meal prep or serve it with corn chips and lots of garnish for a fun family meal

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Calabaza en Tacha ( Candied Pumpkin)

Calabaza en Tacha ( Candied Pumpkin) classic Mexican dish of candied pumpkin. Creamy sweet pumpkin is cooked with warming spices

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Entrée with pumpkin

Pumpkin gnocchi with butter sage sauce

Pumpkin gnocchi with butter sage sauce : comfort food to the max. The gnocchi are not difficult to make and will be a family favorite in no time.

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Vegan Tamales Recipe with Pumpkin and Jalapeno:

Vegan Tamales Recipe with Pumpkin and Jalapeno: Vegan Tamales Recipe has a delicious, savory pumpkin and jalapeno filling wrapped in a well-seasoned masa dough then steamed to perfection

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Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie is a delicious hearty comfort food recipe that’s so easy to make. A saucy layer of ground beef, onion, black beans, corn, pumpkin, green chilies, earthy spices, a cornbread topping, and cheese make a mouthwatering dinner recipe and perfect for gatherings.

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Pumpkin Mac and cheese

Creamy, cheesy, and delicious! If you haven’t added pumpkin to your mac and cheese, you are missing out

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Dip  and syrup

Pumpkin dip

This white cheddar, pumpkin, and sage dip is perfect for any fall gathering

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Puumpkin Pie syrup

Drizzle this pumpkin pie syrup on pancakes, waffles or french toast! You’ll love it!

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Pumpkin Desserts

Thai steamed pumpkin cake/ khanom fak thong

Topped with shredded fresh coconut, this Thai steamed pumpkin cake is a fun finger food that is easy to make, delicious, and totally portable. It’s the perfect treat for afternoon tea, get-togethers, and holiday parties

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Pumpkin Sourdough Muffins

Delicous Pumpkin Sourdough Muffins made with pumpkin puree, sourdough starter and pumpkin spice moist muffins with lot of pumpkin flavor.

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Pumpkin Fudge

This easy pumpkin fudge is rich, smooth, and loaded with pumpkin flavor. No candy thermometer necessary, and only 15 minutes of hands-on work!

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These are wonderful and delicious 25 unique pumpkin recipes you can try at comfort home.


This is Swathi ( Dr. Ambujom Saraswathy Ph.D) from Zesty South Indian Kitchen who loves to explore cuisines from all over the world. Whenever possible I try to to give an Indian touch to several of the world cuisine, and has weakness for freshly baked bread.  All the recipes you see here are created by me and approved after taste-test by my family.

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