In Season: 5 Pumpkin Pickin’ Recipes (Slideshow)

Try these recipes while pumpkins are fresh and ripe
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Pumpkin Apple Pie Recipe

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For those of us who can never decide which pie we like best, this pie is the best of both worlds. With apple pie on the bottom and pumpkin pie on top, everyone wins! Serve with scoops of vanilla ice cream for an extra treat.

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Pumpkin Seed Pesto Recipe

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This thick and fragrant pumpkin seed pesto, featuring roasted pumpkin seeds, olive oil, cilantro, and garlic, is a versatile sauce for your repertoire. Try this pesto as a spread on sandwiches, tossed with hot pasta or served over roasted or steamed vegetables.

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Pumpkin Seed Mole with Chicken Recipe

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Roasted pumpkin seeds thicken this tomatillo-based mole sauce. Serve with a side of rice for soaking up the flavorful sauce. Shred any leftover chicken and serve in warm corn tortillas with sauce spooned on top.

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

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These are perfect for snack time, and roasting your own pumpkin seeds is simple, tasty, and fun. We give you a few options for spicing up these crunchy goodies, or feel free to make your own spice combinations.

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Coconut-Crusted Haddock with Curried Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

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Use sole or flounder fillets to make this main course, too. Serve with sautéed spinach or kale on the side. The pumpkin seeds can be made ahead and stored in an airtight container at room temperature until ready to use. 

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