Best vegetarian pumpkin recipes to make this fall. From comforting breakfast recipes and nourishing soups to the best pumpkin pie you’ll ever eat, these incredible pumpkin recipes are ones you’ll make again and again.
It started to feel like fall in Chicago, with beautiful yellow to red leaves in the trees. To me, it means everything pumpkin, hearty soups and stews, cozy pumpkin dessert, warm drinks, and this enchanted flavor of pumpkin spice.
It’s time to stock up on every type of winter squash, butternut, pumpkins because today I’ve got 20 vegetarian pumpkin recipes for you to cook throughout the months of fall and winter. You will find the perfect mix of sweet and savory recipes, from breakfast to dessert and family friendly dinner ideas with pumpkin.
Take a scroll and get ready to find some fabulous inspiration around your favorite pumpkin. Also, be sure to leave a comment and let me know which ones you try! As always, I’d love to see your creations so snap a photo for our Facebook group and use the hashtag #delscookingtwist on Instagram.
Breakfast & Snacks
1. Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls
Pumpkin Pie Cinnamon Rolls – Cozy up to your weekend’s brunch with these soft and pillowy cinnamon rolls filled with a delicious homemade pumpkin pie filling. Serve with a warm cup of latte and enjoy!
2. Vegan Pumpkin French Toast with Chai Whipped Cream
Vegan Pumpkin French Toast with Chai Whipped Cream – You’ll fall for these pumpkin French toasts. These ones are made with brioche slices, pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice, and topped with an amazing chai coconut whipped cream, pecans and a drizzle of maple syrup. What else could you possibly dream of?
3. Spiced Pumpkin Butter
Spiced Pumpkin Butter – I remember the very first time I tried pumpkin butter in NYC in an awesome sesame bagel. That was SO good! Ever since I have been willing to make my own pumpkin butter, until I finally learned how to make it a couple of years ago. As it turns out, the recipe is really basic. All you need is pumpkin, a bunch of spices, and of course some sugar to sweeten the thing up! Enjoy on toasts, crepes and bagels, or make it a delicious edible holiday gift.
4. Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites
Healthy Pumpkin Energy Bites – Energy balls count among my favorite healthy snacks, year-round. Make it seasonal with these awesome pumpkin energy bites filled with oats, fall spices, and mini chocolate chips.
5. Pumpkin Maple Oatmeal
Pumpkin Maple Oatmeal – All the flavors of a pumpkin pie gathered in a healthy morning oatmeal. A great way to increase you veggie intake and enjoy a seasonal breakfast packed with fall flavors.
1. Pumpkin and Walnut Tartines with Blue Cheese
Pumpkin & Walnut Tartine with Blue Cheese – For a quick, dinner idea, go for these tartines prepared with my easy homemade no-knead bread and garnished with roasted pumpkin, blue cheese and toasted walnuts. Add some fresh thyme, a drizzle of honey and it’s ready!
2. Chestnut, Pumpkin and Red Lentil Soup
Chestnut, Pumpkin and Red Lentil Soup – This warm plant-based soup is packed with healthy and hearty flavors that will keep you full until the next meal. For a little extra, spice up the whole thing with homemade savory granola.
3. Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts Whole Wheat Pizza
Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprout Whole Wheat Pizza – For a healthier pizza packed with seasonal vegetables, go for this version prepared with a whole-wheat crust and topped with roasted butternut, Brussels sprouts, feta cheese and pomegranate. Delicious!
4. Pumpkin, Spinach and Goat Cheese Quiche
Pumpkin, Spinach and Goat Cheese Quiche – Probably one of your favorite recipe from the blog when pumpkin season is here. This easy homemade quiche is prepared with a delicious filling of mashed pumpkin, onions, spinach and fresh goat cheese. Try it now, you’ll thank me later!
5. Cranberry Quinoa Stuffed Butternut Squash
Cranberry Quinoa Stuffed Roasted Butternut Squash – Delicious roasted butternut squash stuffed with a crunchy vegetarian quinoa filling, both sweet and savory. This dish is always a family pleaser and will be perfect as a side on your Thanksgiving table.
6. Red Lentil Dahl with Roasted Pumpkin and Hazelnuts
Red Lentil Dahl with Roasted Pumpkin & Hazelnuts – This cozy recipe will warm you up from the inside on a cozy fall evening. Super simple to prepare, these red lentils are prepared with roasted pumpkins, toasted hazelnuts and served over some basmati rice to make the meal perfectly wholesome.
7. Spicy Thai Coconut Pumpkin Curry
Spicy Thai Coconut Pumpkin Curry – To all pasta lovers out there, you will fall for these amazing tagliatelles or fettuccine coated in a creamy Thai peanut coconut sauce and topped with roasted pumpkin. Optionally, top with a few walnuts and pomegranate, and you have the perfect dish to surprise your guests!
8. Butternut Squash Noodles with Spinach Cashew Sauce
Butternut Squash Noodles with Spinach & Cashew Sauce (Vegan, Gluten Free) – If you haven’t tried this dish yet, you need to add it on your to-do list. Use a spiralizer to make noodles out of butternut, or just dice it if easier, and make sure you serve with spinach and this out-of-the-world cashew sauce with a hint of garlic. This recipe is also naturally vegan and gluten-free.
9. Vegan Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie
Vegan Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie – If you’re planning a meatless Thanksgiving, this pumpkin and sweet potato Shepherd’s pie filled with a lentil-mushroom filling will do beautifully.
1. The Best Pumpkin Bread
The Best Pumpkin Bread – Yes, the best! This pumpkin bread is extremely soft and moist in texture, packed with wonderful pumpkin spices and is also incredibly easy to prepare. The perfect treat to enjoy for an afternoon tea.
2. Vegan Pumpkin Spice Donuts
Vegan Pumpkin Spice Donuts – I know you love donuts, don’t you? These ones are prepared entirely vegan and healthier, with pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice and applesauce.
3. Classic American Pumpkin Pie
Classic American Pumpkin Pie – The great American pumpkin pie, prepared with 100% natural, wholesome ingredients (no condensed milk) on top of a perfect flaky crust. You’ll love the thick layer of creamy pumpkin filling with pumpkin spice.
4. Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pie (Vegan, Gluten-Free)
Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pie (Vegan, Gluten-Free) – For another version of a pumpkin pie that counts among my favorite ones, go for this version made entirely vegan and gluten-free. Start with a raw and nutty pecan crust, and top it with a generous layer of pumpkin filling. Top it all with a whipped coconut cream and you have it all!
5. Pumpkin Spice Madeleines
Pumpkin Spice Madeleines – Madeleines are the perfect French little treat to enjoy anytime of the day with or without a cup of tea. These ones are subtly flavored with pumpkin spice. Lovely!
6. Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies – It took me a few attempts to get the perfect chewy texture for these pumpkin chocolate chip cookies. So happy I found it, I’m obsessed!