Pumpkin: 10 tasty seasonal recipes

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Pumpkin, 10 tasty recipes to be experimented with. Pumpkin is one of the typical products of the autumn season. It is a very versatile vegetable in the kitchen, useful for the preparation of both savory and sweet recipes. it is excellent for making pasta or rice sauces, savory pies, vegetable soups, original pizzas and more. Here are ten recipes for you to discover and experiment with.



pumpkin risotto

La pumpkin is one of the typical products of the autumn season. It is a vegetable very versatile in the kitchen, useful for the preparation of both savory and sweet recipes. It is excellent for making pasta or rice toppings, quiches, vegetable soups, original pizzas and more. Both the pumpkin same as i pumpkin seeds they are rich in beneficial properties and contribute to a healthy diet. Here it is for you ten recipes all to be discovered and experienced.

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Savory pumpkin pie and fridge leftovers



To prepare this pumpkin pie with leftovers from the fridge, you have to prepare the base of your pie as usual. A very simple recipe consists in mixing 250 grams of flour, 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and enough water to obtain a smooth and homogeneous dough, to be spread on a round pan covered with baking paper. To prepare the stuffing some savory pie, boil or steam the pumpkin (400 grams of pulp already cleaned and peeled), blend it and add ingredients to taste. It is a great way to recover leftovers. You can use, for example, onions, leeks, olives or mushrooms. Bake the savory pie in the oven at 180 ° C for about 25-30 minutes until golden brown.

Pumpkin, mushroom and hazelnut sauce

With leftover pumpkin you can prepare an excellent pumpkin mushroom and hazelnut sauce to use to garnish, to be used as desired also as seasoning, for example for pasta. To the pumpkin, to be cooked and blended to obtain the cream, you can add mushrooms, hazelnuts, onion, oil, salt and pepper and a jar of natural or vegetable yogurt. You will need to blend the ingredients until you get a sauce with a homogeneous consistency. The sauce is delicious warm, as Verdiana explains to us, but it can also be used cold.

Two-tone velvety with spices

The blog Healing with Colors offers us a truly original recipe to prepare a two-tone cream soup with spices. The two-tone effect is obtained by combining two creams based on different ingredients. One first cream prepared with pumpkin and a second cream obtained with beetroot. The surprise effect is guaranteed. It is a perfect soup for anyone who loves spices. In fact, it combines cinnamon, ginger, cumin, cloves and nutmeg. Laws Thu the complete recipe.



Pumpkin chips

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Here is a healthy alternative to French fries. You will need: 1 small pumpkin, 3 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and a pinch of whole sea salt. Cut the pumpkin into thin strips, about 3 millimeters thick. Pour them into a bowl and season with salt and oil. Bake the pumpkin chips in a baking tray lined with parchment paper at 180 ° C for about 40 minutes, or until they are crunchy.

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Pumpkin tortelli

Here's how to make pumpkin tortelli: one fresh pasta with a delicate and sweet taste that both adults and children like. With a firm consistency that always remains al dente and a tasty filling given by the contrast between pumpkin and walnuts, this first course is perfect to be served on special occasions with the sauce of your choice. To prepare Here the recipe to follow step by step.

Pumpkin soup

A simple dish to make, suitable for the whole family and perfect for a cold autumn or winter evening. The recipe for pumpkin soup involves the use of pepper and turmeric, which will make it a dish also suitable for relieving seasonal ailments. Here you will find the recipe to follow.

Cream of pumpkin and potatoes flavored with ginger

The pumpkin soup with ginger-flavored potatoes is a soup with a typically autumn flavor. The addition of ginger and rosemary gives the cream a stronger flavor, thus contrasting the typically sweet flavor of the pumpkin. Here you will find the recipe to take inspiration from.

Pumpkin risotto

To prepare an excellent pumpkin risotto 4 people to you will need 320 grams of rice, 500 grams of pumpkin, 1 onion, 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, 1 handful of parsley, 1 pinch of nutmeg, 1 onion, 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and 1 liter of salted water or of vegetable broth. You can blend the risotto with 100 ml of white wine (optional). The traditional recipe calls for seasoning the risotto with cheese or grated Parmesan, but you can omit this ingredient or replace it with nutritional yeast flakes, gomasio, chopped almonds or vegetable cheese. THU the complete recipe and all the indications to choose the most suitable type of rice for preparation.



Pasta with pumpkin and pine nuts

To prepare this pumpkin and pine nut pasta you will need a few simple ingredients. The pumpkin must brown in a very hot pan with the garlic and the oil, after having toasted the pine nuts and cooked the pasta, you can mix everything and serve. Here the complete recipe with the doses and times to be respected.

Pumpkin buns with beer

The blog Chlorophyll offers us an interesting recipe to prepare gods Pumpkin buns with beer. The leavening of these sandwiches takes place thanks to the use of beer, as well as yogurt and bicarbonate. For the preparation of sandwiches you will also need some wholemeal flour and sultanas, to enrich them with flavor. Then there is no shortage of spices: turmeric e ginger in powder. THU the complete recipe.

Other recipes with pumpkin

  • Pumpkin scones with turmeric and sage without yeast
  • Baked pasta with pumpkin and walnuts

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  • Pumpkin seeds: 10 beneficial properties
  • How to recycle and reuse pumpkin
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