8 tasty dishes (and treats) to make with pumpkin


Arguably one of our favourite vegetables, pumpkin is a versatile star in both sweet and savoury dishes. 

1. Lamb and Pumpkin Arancini Balls

These golden, risotto-filled morsels can be served as an entrée or a light lunch.

2. Pumpkin Pie Brownie

This is a sneaky way of making a pumpkin pie that looks like a chocolate brownie. You can bake it in a cake tin, as a flat brownie, or in muffin tins.

3. Pumpkin and Chickpea Coconut Curry

Roasting the pumpkin first makes this curry flavourful and naturally sweet. Like many curries, this one tastes better the next day.

4. Pumpkin & Courgette Salad

This salad makes a tasty vegetarian main course, especially with the addition of toasted walnuts and barbecued cherry tomatoes.

5. Pumpkin and Coconut Soup

This simple soup is elevated with curry pasted, grated ginger and coconut cream.

6. North American-Style Pumpkin Pie

If you think pumpkin, you probably think of roasting, but pumpkin has a sweet side.

7. Pumpkin & Red Pepper Tart

This easy vegetarian tart is practically begging to be shown off at your next gathering.

8. Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

These little cupcakes are just the right size to enjoy with tea or coffee.

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