Easy Pumpkin Recipes

Make one of these easy pumpkin recipes for supper and give your family a healthy treat!

Use this healthy superfood in so many versatile ways.

The recipes below will get you started making quick and simple dishes for the whole family to enjoy.  Make pumpkin an everyday ingredient at the top of your shopping list.

Pumpkin...........

is high in beta-carotene

is high in fiber

has a low glycemic index



Below I will share with you my easiest recipes which I make regularly.  And instructions for cooking pumpkin to use in recipes.  I always have some pumpkin on hand, and put lots in the oven to cook if I have a roast on the go, or if I'm baking.  Then I make some puree.  It freezes well, so it's good to put small portions in the freezer for later use. 

All of the recipes can also be made with canned pumpkin if fresh is not available.  It has lots of vitamin A in it, and if you buy the organic variety shown here, you can be sure it is very healthy. 

Many of the recipes are also gluten free.  Pumpkin is a fantastic ingredient for those on a gluten free diet as it is great for thickening, and a good source of carbohydrate instead of bread. 

If you've got a great easy recipe for pumpkin we'd love to hear about.  Share it with us via the form below.  

Try all my ideas for very easy pumpkin soup recipes too.  Find them in the column on the left of the page.

For basic instructions for cooking pumpkin for use in recipes:

How to cook pumpkin

Basics:

Pumpkin Mash

Baked Pumpkin and Roasted Vegetables

Pumpkin Butter

Breakfast time:

Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Cereal

Pumpkin Sausage Muffins

Lunchtime:

Pumpkin Dip Recipes

Pumpkin Chutney

Pumpkin Salad

Pumpkin Tortilla

Dinner time:

Dinner in a Pumpkin

Snacks:

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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