Pumpkin is such a versatile ingredient. You can bake with it or cook with it, you can make sweet dishes or savory dishes. I have shared a lot of different pumpkin recipes in the past, so I wanted to compile some pumpkin lunch recipes for you. Why not mix things up next weekend and add some fun pumpkin dishes to your lunch.
Here are some fun pumpkin lunch recipes to try:
1. Pumpkin Granola
I just love this Pumpkin Granola. It has just the right amount of hearty and sweet and would a great addition to lunch (or substitution for in case you are eating on the go).
2. Pumpkin Quesadilla
Here is a different recipe for you – Pumpkin Quesadilla. This have everything you love about quesadillas with an added twist. Besides cheese, pumpkin and spices you can also add some spinach or other fresh veggies. Yum!
3. Pumpkin French Toast
Don’t judge, but we like to eat breakfast just about any time of day. If your family is like our family, then you understand why I am including Pumpkin French Toast recipe with other pumpkin lunch recipes. This recipe is great because it takes no time to prepare and only has a handful of ingredients.
4. Roasted Pumpkin and Sage Grilled Cheese
Talk about a grilled cheese sandwich! This Roasted Pumpkin and Sage Grilled Cheese all that and then some. If you are a foodie, then this recipe will be right up your alley.
5. Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter
This Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter recipe would be great to make for a fall weekend brunch. I love to serve this on Thanksgiving day while we are preparing the main meal. I love that this can be made ahead of time and takes virtually no effort.
6. Pumpkin Black Bean Tacos
Tacos! Who can say no to tacos? These Pumpkin Black Bean Tacos are great for any diet and is especially tasty for vegetarians because there is no meat in these tacos! With a few different beans, onions and of course pumpkin, these tacos will keep them coming back for more.
7. Pumpkin Chili
Talk about fall! This Pumpkin Chili is everything fall is about – pumpkins and comfort food. This chili is so simple (5 ingredients) and can be ready in only about 10 minutes!
8. Cream of Pumpkin Soup
If the weather is calling for a warm cup of soup by the fire, try this Cream of Pumpkin Soup. You probably already have most if not all of the ingredients on hand, so have a look at this recipe and try it the next time you’re in the mood for soup. The cinnamon croutons are a must, too!
9. Pumpkin Hummus and Pita Chips
If you are looking for a low-carb option for lunch or for a snack, try this Pumpkin Hummus and Pita Chips. This is very easy to make that you might keep making your own hummus after this. This would be a hit to serve at a get-together, too.
10 Ravioli with Pumpkin Sage Sauce
If you are in the mood for a hearty lunch recipe with a little zing of pumpkin, you are going to love this Ravioli with Pumpkin Sage Sauce. You might even want to miss things up this Thanksgiving and consider serving this during your family lunch. People are going to love it!
What do you think about these pumpkin lunch recipes? Do you have a favorite? Which one do you think you’ll try first? I’d love to hear from you!
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