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10 Pumpkin Recipes from Around the World

  • I Am a Food Blog

    Pumpkin Spice Tim Tams

    This take on the Australian chocolate-coated cream biscuit will satisfy your pumpkin craving and have you searching for the next flight down under.

    Get the recipe: Pumpkin Spice Tim Tam Cookies

  • Love & Lemons

    Pumpkin Coconut Curry

    Jack and Jeanine from Love & Lemons add pumpkin to Thai coconut curry for a dish they describe as "warm, creamy, rich, coconut-ty, and a little spicy..."

    Get the recipe: Pumpkin Coconut Curry Bowls

  • Rose Water & Orange Blossoms

    Za'atar Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

    Maureen Abood, author of Rose Water & Orange Blossoms: Fresh and Classic Recipes from My Lebanese Kitchen, admits pumpkin doesn't suit her palate. But she definitely knows how to spice up its seeds.

    Get the recipe: Za'atar Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

  • Bottom of the Pot

    Sweet Pumpkin Borani

    Naz Deravian from Bottom of the Pot enjoys this Iranian yogurt dish for breakfast or as a side dish. She made this for the Persian festival Mehregan, which celebrates the arrival of autumn. But we think this would taste great with some Thanksgiving turkey.

    Get the recipe: Sweet Pumpkin Borani

  • Kitchen Confidante

    Brown Butter Pumpkin Spaetzle

    Comfort food, meet pumpkin. The traditional German dumpling dough is mixed with pumpkin puree to create a noodle you'll be looking for excuses to eat.

    Get the recipe: Brown Butter Pumpkin Spaetzle

  • Pumpkin and Chicken Sausage "Risotto"

    This healthier version of the Italian rice dish uses the ancient grain farro, which is high in fiber and protein.

    Get the recipe: Pumpkin and Chicken Sausage "Risotto"

  • Indian Simmer

    Acorn Squash with Fenugreek Seeds and Garlic

    Prerna Singh from Indian Simmer searched long and hard for a fruit in the U.S. that tastes the most like an Indian pumpkin. Finally, she discovered acorn squash to be almost exact, and uses it in this traditional Indian recipe passed down from her grandmother.

    Get the recipe: Acorn Squash with Fenugreek Seeds and Garlic

  • Latin America Empanadas

    This Latin American stuffed pastry recipe calls for hulled pumpkin seeds, or pepitas, which add a nutty flavor to the beef and veggie stuffing.

    Get the recipe: Latin America Empanadas

  • Pumpkin & Granola Parfait

    Parfait literally means "perfect" in French, and we think that pretty much sums up this dessert.

    Get the recipe: Pumpkin & Granola Parfait


    Pumpkin Fritters

    Known as pampoen koekies in Afrikaans, pumpkin fritters are enjoyed in South Africa as a breakfast or dessert.

    Get the recipe: Pumpkin Fritters