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12 Savory Pumpkin Dishes to Serve at Your Fall Dinner Parties

12 Savory Pumpkin Dishes to Serve at Your Fall Dinner Parties
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From a perfectly salty pumpkin and prosciutto crostini that’s the perfect appetizer to a playful couscous-stuffed pumpkin as a main dish, with these savory pumpkin dishes you can serve an all-pumpkin meal with ease. In between, of course, we have pumpkin pizza, pumpkin empanadas, pumpkin fries, and even pumpkin chips for all of your perfect pumpkin needs.

Pumpkin and Prosciutto Crostini

Pumpkin and Prosciutto Crostini
Maryse Chevriere

A sweet and perfectly spiced pumpkin and ricotta purée goes perfectly with the saltiness of the prosciutto on this party-ready appetizer.

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Pumpkin Chips

These simple, savory oven-baked chips truly allow the pumpkin to shine in all its autumnal glory.

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Pumpkin Empanadas

Pumpkin Empanadas
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These savory pumpkin bites are a close cousin to the pumpkin pie. They’re fresh, crispy, and perfect for any fall party.

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Pumpkin Fries With Cumin, Feta Cheese, and Pepitas

These oven-baked fries are a healthy party snack; they’re loaded with beta-carotene and vitamin A. Oh, and they’re pretty delicious, too.

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Pumpkin Gnocchi

Pumpkin Gnocchi
Allison Beck

A dinner party dish that’s seasonal and flavorful, this gnocchi is served with a nutty brown butter sauce. The best part about this dish? It’s gluten-free!

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Pumpkin Pizza

Pumpkin, cheese, and fresh vegetables make for a delicious seasonal flatbread pizza that is sure to delight your guests.

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Pumpkin Risotto

Pumpkin Risotto
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A risotto is always an impressive dinner party dish. With brown rice, coconut oil, and plenty of pumpkin, this entrée is as healthy as it is delicious.

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Pumpkin, Chorizo, and Kale Frittata

If you’re throwing a brunch this fall, consider this seasonal, colorful frittata dish. With squash, goat cheese, and kale, this dish is as healthy as it is delicious.

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Quinoa-Stuffed Sugar Pumpkin

Pumpkin makes a great vessel for this delicious, seasonal quinoa salad with cranberries, pecans, and apples.

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Savory Pumpkin Tart

It may look like a pumpkin pie, but this smoky, spicy pumpkin tart is not meant for dessert. It’s the perfect entrée to truly surprise your guests.

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Spicy Pumpkin Curry Pizza

If you’re looking for a little heat in your pumpkin dishes, this spicy curry pizza definitely packs the right punch.

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Stuffed Pumpkin

A playful twist on a classic couscous salad, this stuffed pumpkin has a great presentation and an even better flavor.

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