While popular in sweet desserts, pumpkin is a great addition to savory recipes. From curries to stews to soups, these easy pumpkin recipes call for either fresh or canned pumpkin.

Pumpkin Marmalade

Better Homes and Gardens

This recipe goes together in just 15 minutes by starting with cooked pumpkin puree and prepared marmalade. Spread on toast or crackers.

Pumpkin Lasagna

Better Homes and Gardens

A twist on the popular Italian main dish. If you like pumpkin, this lasagna recipe may become a new tradition in your home.

Pumpkin Soup with Spiced Croutons

Better Homes and Gardens

In just half an hour this vegetable soup recipe can be ready to warm you up. Make an extra batch of the spiced croutons for snacking.

Total: 30 mins

Pumpkin Spice Whoopies

Better Homes and Gardens

Cake mix and canned pumpkin make these little cakes, which have a light marshmallow filling.

Spiced Pumpkin Butter

Better Homes and Gardens

Made with pumpkin puree, warm spices, and a handful of other ingredients, this creamy all-purpose spread is delicious on pancakes, muffins, and toasted bread.

Cornmeal Pumpkin Cake with Dried Fruit Compote

Midwest Living

Riesling-marinated fruit gives this nutty dessert a fruitcake-like touch, while a scoop of fluffy whipped cream lightens things up. The inspiration for this sweet treat: ingredients served at the first Thanksgiving.

Pumpkin Waffles

Better Homes and Gardens

These low-fat waffles are made with whole wheat flour so you can feel good about feeding the healthful, filling food to kids.

How to Make Pumpkin Bread

We can thank Native Americans for helping make pumpkin bread a fall classic. Native Americans commonly used pumpkins for food and pumpkin vines as a material to make woven mats, and they were the ones who introduced European settlers to pumpkin. The settlers combined Old World cooking ideas with the new ingredients they encountered in the New World, leading to a variety of new dishes, pumpkin bread among them.

Frosted Pumpkins

Family Circle

Boxed pound cake mix makes this lookalike dessert a cinch to make. For a scream come Halloween, serve alongside a vanilla ice cream "ghost."

Creamy Pumpkin Strudels

Better Homes and Gardens

Pumpkin and spices make this strudel a perfect dessert for fall.

Autumn Pear and Pumpkin Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Float thin pear slices atop this velvety soup for an elegant effect.

Total: 25 mins

Pumpkin Football Cakes

Better Homes and Gardens

Pumpkin Waffles

Diabetic Living

Protein powder isn't just for shakes. In this fall breakfast, it stands in for some of the flour, adding staying power to the gluten-free waffles.

Harvest-Time Pumpkin Bars

Better Homes and Gardens

You can make these spice bars ahead and keep them refrigerated until party time.

Pumpkin Ice Cream

Better Homes and Gardens

The spices that infuse this ice cream are the same ones found in the best pumpkin pies. Splendid as an accompaniment to cake, this ice cream is spectacular on its own too.

Cinnamon-Pumpkin Toddy

Better Homes and Gardens

All of your favorite flavors of fall, from apple to pumpkin to cinnamon, simmer in your slow cooker to create one comforting cocktail. Serve it fireside or at a holiday party.

Chicken with Squash-Barley Pilaf

Diabetic Living

Squash, apple, and pumpkin seeds pair with chicken for this fall-favorite dinner. No barley? Try whole-wheat couscous or quinoa instead.

Total: 45 mins
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