Cheers to Pumpkin season with these perfect fall dinner recipes [must try for pumpkin lovers]


Who says pumpkin has to be just for dessert? These pumpkin dinner recipes are delicious and are perfect for the cooler months of fall and of course, pumpkin season. Ready to change up dinner and a few fall favorites to the menu? These delicious and easy to make pumpkin dinner recipes are just what you need. If you love pumpkin, these are a must-try! 

Roast Pumpkin Feta Salad

This tasty pumpkin, spinach, and feta salad are topped with a honey balsamic dressing that is sure to delight your taste buds. I think this makes a perfect snack on a crisp evening when it is not too cold yet. Enjoy with a nice glass of white wine! 




Roast Pumpkin Pizza recipe 

Pizza is always a good choice. What a neat idea to add pumpkin as a pizza topping. A simple homemade pizza that is topped with roasted pumpkin, butternut squash, peppers, feta, and mozzarella for a different take on pizza night.




Pumpkin Cauliflower Soup recipe

This thick and creamy pumpkin cauliflower soup is perfect for those cooler winter nights when you need a delicious soup to warm you up. This also makes a great idea for a dinner party or a holiday gathering. This is a super recipe because a little of it is quite filling. Will you make this pumpkin recipe for your next dinner party? 



Blue Cheese Pumpkin pizza recipe

Okay, blue cheese is not my favorite but people say it goes rather will with pumpkin. Another easy to make pumpkin pizza, this delicious dish is topped with crunchy toppings that pack a punch full of flavors. 



Love these toppings –  roasted sprout leaves, blue cheese and walnuts. You can also add 3 tablespoons of honey to make this pumpkin pizza recipe just a bit sweeter.  

Instant Pot Stuffed Pumpkin recipe

I have never thought about putting an entire pumpkin in the Instant Pot. But this recipe for Pumpkin sounds pretty incredible and what a presentation, right? This delicious fall dinner recipe can be served as dinner or a side dish. The pumpkin is cooked in the instant pot and stuffed with a savory and creamy stuffing.



Pumpkin Vinaigrette salad dressing recipe

This easy pumpkin vinaigrette salad dressing can be added to your favorite salad of lettuce, veggies, walnuts, and peaches. I have gotten into mixing up my own salad dressings lately and I love it. It is so much better and healthier to make your own salad dressing than buy store bought with a bunch of preservatives. 

Pumpkin Vinaigrette Salad-Recipe


Pumpkin Pizza recipe

Can you tell I am a little pizza crazy? We have it once a week in my house. This tasty pumpkin pizza combines caramelized onion, pumpkin puree, and crispy pancetta for a delicious fall dinner idea. You really cannot go wrong when you add bacon (pancetta) to any recipe in my opinion. 

Pumpkin Pizza-Recipe


Thai Pumpkin Red Curry recipe 

Made in the instant pot, this tasty pumpkin dinner recipe is a delicious way to satisfy those curry fall cravings. I love a good Pumpkin curry, don’t you? 

Thai Pumpkin Red Curry-Recipe


Cheesy Pumpkin Quesadilla recipe 

These delicious cheesy pumpkin quesadillas have a ton of Mexican spices and are topped with a smokey sour cream. Sign me up for anything with cilantro. I love this as a side dish or a main dish when you are having dinner guests. You could serve this with a salad for a light lunch or pair with a heartier meat dish for dinner. 

Cheesy Pumpkin Quesadillas-Recipe


Chicken Breast with Parmesan Pumpkin Pan Sauce recipe

The whole family will love this delicious meal! It’s a herbal, cheesy, and savory meal that is easy to make and doesn’t take long to cook. Plus if you were looking for a new way to cook chicken, this is it! 

Chicken Breast with Parmesan Pumpkin Pan Sauce-Recipe



Savory Pumpkin Pasta recipe

I always thought that making a pumpkin pasta dish required a lot of work but this recipe seems pretty easy and straight forward. Plus I love how fast it comes together. A deliciously quick dinner that’s on the table in just 20 minutes, this savory pumpkin pasta makes for the perfect fall pasta dish.

Savoury Pumpkin Pasta-Recipe

Just look at how pretty that pumpkin pasta looks!


Rosemary Pumpkin Alfredo Recipe

I don’t allow myself to indulge in heavy cream dishes often because of all the calories, but I can make an exception for this pumpkin dish and you should too! A delicious and quick dinner idea, this rosemary pumpkin alfredo is sure to be a hit with the whole family. 

Rosemary Pumpkin Alfredo Recipe-Recipe


Pumpkin, Ricotta, and Sage Pasta Shells recipe

Having guests over and need some time to straighten up the house? The perfect make-ahead dinner, these stuffed pasta shells are filled with a delicious combination of roasted pumpkin, ricotta, and sage. They will think you slaved away at this pumpkin dinner all day! You could even add sausage to this recipe if you wanted to make it a bit more hearty! 

Pumpkin, Ricotta, and Sage Pasta Shells-Recipe

Pumpkin Risotto recipe

I love a good Pumpkin risotto but be aware making risotto is a bit of commitment. It is definitely not a set it and forget it recipe. Packed with delicious pumpkin flavor, this pumpkin risotto is the perfect fall meal for those chilly nights.

Pumpkin Risotto-Recipe


Pumpkin Ravioli recipe 

This pumpkin ravioli with brown butter, sage, and walnuts is a delicious dinner that is perfect for the fall season. Another perfect recipe for fall. In fact I consider this recipe fall in bowl. And I think you will too! 

Pumpkin Ravioli Recipe

This pumpkin ravoli recipe is a comfort food dish I could see myself making over and over again. How about you?

Pumpkin Dinner Recipes

Dinner no longer has to be boring! There are always new creative ways to incorporate your favorite spices and flavors to create a tasty dinner dish. These pumpkin dinner recipes show you just how much that is true.

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