13 Ways to Eat Pumpkin for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
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13 Ways to Eat Pumpkin for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

StyleCaster | Christine Byrne

What makes the trouble of pureeing pumpkin worthwhile? You can use it in almost anything. You can turn it into pasta sauce, cook it into pancake batter, stir it into yogurt or even combine it with melted cheese for an earthy dip.

The following 13 recipes showcase some of my favorite ways to use both pumpkin puree and non-pureed pumpkin, and I recommend you try at least a few of them ASAP. Because if fall’s not about gorging on decadent pumpkin dishes, what is it about?

10-Minute Pumpkin Oatmeal

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If you can’t choose between pumpkin and pecan pie, don’t fret. Now you can eat both—for breakfast.

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Pumpkin Pancakes

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Make an extra big batch for weekend breakfast, then reheat and eat leftovers for cozy weekday mornings.

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Pumpkin Muffins

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If fall weather has you desperate to bake, you might as well pick something that’ll make a great grab-and-go breakfast.

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Pumpkin Pesto, Date And Ripe Chèvre Sandwich

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This recipe is a little more involved than your run-of-the-mill lunch sandwich. But whip up some pumpkin pesto and you can dollop it onto all kinds of things, from sandwiches and eggs to pasta.

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Savory Pumpkin Hummus

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Speaking of things you can dollop on anything, this easy hummus will add fall flavor to toast, pita chips or your favorite kale salad.

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Turkey Pumpkin Chili

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Love lunch but hate meal prep? This simple chili is the answer to your problem and makes enough to feed you for a whole week.

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Pumpkin Masala

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This spice-filled vegan dish is great served over rice or another whole grain.

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Roasted Pumpkin With Maple, Chili And Feta

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This tender, comforting recipe is the perfect side dish to roast chicken or braised beef. It also makes a great lunch salad topper when served over simply dressed greens.

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Pumpkin Mac And Cheese With Roasted Veggies

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Pumpkin puree makes keeps this recipe creamy while cutting down on the amount of actual cream and cheese. Fear not, though, there’s still plenty of flavor.

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Roasted Pumpkin Quiche With Caramelized Onions, Gorgonzola And Sage

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Looking to impress a brunch guest or two? Baking eggs, pumpkin, herbs and cheese into puff pastry crust is definitely one way to do it.

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Pumpkin Enchiladas

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Shake up your pumpkin game with these zesty enchiladas.

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Spicy Pumpkin Soup With Bacon And Spicy Fried Chickpeas

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Pumpkin soup is great on its own, but crispy bacon and chickpeas add crunch, flavor and extra staying power.

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Pumpkin Chicken Curry With Cranberry Coconut Almond Rice

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This next-level chicken curry makes a comforting dinner, but tastes even better reheated the next day.

Get the recipe here.

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