3 New Pumpkin Recipes to Use this Season

Everyone loves a good pumpkin spice latte, right? Its rich, earthy flavor with spices like nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves immediately triggers a sense of fall. However, there are so many other ways to use pumpkin. Pumpkin is so versatile because it can be savory or sweet – you could have an entire meal of just pumpkin-based dishes! We combed the web for the most interesting new pumpkin recipes and we’re excited to share them with you!

Pumpkin Parmesan Fritters

We found this savory option amongst a flood of sweet pumpkin recipes and it immediately intrigued us. Pumpkin and parmesan fried into a crispy, crunchy fritter? Yes please. This isn’t a completely shocking flavor combo. There are tons of sweet potato and parmesan combos out there, so this makes sense. The salty parmesan paired with the rich flavor of pumpkin is a dream come true. The best part? According to Rasa Malaysia, this pumpkin recipe only takes 20 minutes!

Pumpkin Fritters_Pumpkin Recipes 1

What you’ll need for this recipe:

  • Oil, for frying
  • 1 ¼ cups of shredded pumpkin
  • 4 Tbs all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbs milk
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 dashes ground black pepper
  • Thai sweet chili sauce

For the full recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Chili

This recipe really caught our attention because it combines two essential fall foods: pumpkin and chili. Chili is the perfect football-watching food, so adding the quintessential fall flavor to a chili recipe is almost too good to be true. According to Tidy Mom, this recipe is not only delicious, but healthy too! Pumpkin is packed with vitamins A and C so you’ll be ready to conquer flu season.

Pumpkin Chili with black and white chili beans.

What you’ll need for this recipe:

  • 1 can Bush’s Black Chili Beans
  • 2 lbs ground beef or turkey
  • 1 can Bush’s White Chili Beans
  • 3 cups V8 vegetable juice
  • 1 can pure pumpkin
  • 2 Tbs pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 can Rotel
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Can green chiles
  • 1 Tbs brown sugar
  • Packet of chili seasoning
  • 1 tsp cumin

For the full recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Pie Bombs

Okay, okay, we know this is a sweet recipe, but we’re sharing it because it’s a new spin on a classic and it’s insanely easy to make. This is one the cleverest pumpkin recipes we’ve seen because sometimes all people want is a bite. “I just want a taste” is frequently heard around the Thanksgiving dessert table, and with this recipe from OMG Chocolate Desserts, that doesn’t result in a half-eaten piece of pie.

Pumpkin Pie Bombs_Pumpkin Recipes 3

What you’ll need for this recipe:

  • 2 oz. cream cheese – slightly softened
  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree, pressed to get rid of moisture
  • 2 Tbs packed light-brown sugar
  • ¾ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbs granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp allspice
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbs unsalted butter, melted
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp milk

For the full recipe, click here.

This fall, don’t be afraid to try something new. Pumpkin is always going to be a classic autumn go-to flavor, but these new pumpkin recipes can help spice things up. Whether savory or sweet, it’s easy to include pumpkin on your menu. Bon appetite!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *