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Vegetarian pumpkin recipes

Create a comforting risotto, warming soup or stunning dessert with our top vegetarian pumpkin recipes. Make the most of seasonal squash and pumpkin.

178 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this easy pumpkin soup as a starter for a dinner party or a light supper when you need a bit of comfort – it has a lovely silky texture

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Serving this spiced Indian rice inside a pumpkin makes for a dramatic centrepiece when entertaining

3 hrs and 10 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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19 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

We've adapted this Italian squash rice-pot recipe so it's a breeze for kids to make - just follow our step-by-step prep and cooking guide

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Throwing a vegan dinner party in the autumn or winter months? Bake a pumpkin with a gorgeous stuffing of rice, fennel, apple, pomegranate seeds and pecans

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Try our easy pumpkin purée recipe, then turn this sensational seasonal ingredient into cakes, pancakes and glorious pies. Pumpkin can be steamed over a pan of boiling water or cooked in the microwave

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Throw a Halloween party and use a carved out pumpkin to make this creamy hummus. At other times of the year use butternut squash or a blue-skinned pumpkin

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
145 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of autumn's harvest with this warming, seasonal soup

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
140 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A veggie dinner party dish which stands alone as a vegan main course or as a complex side dish perfect served with spiced roast meat or fish.

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
93 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Nothing is as comforting as a rich creamy lasagne and the sweet, earthy flavours of this veggie classic are well worth the effort

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
62 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Whether you're carving a Halloween pumpkin or have picked up a cheap squash, use the plentiful flesh and seeds in this soup

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
28 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Create this colourful one-pan omelette using pumpkin or butternut squash

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
23 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This recipe marries the flavours of northern Italy with the pasta of the south to create a delicious vegetarian supper dish

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An brilliant vegetarian twist on the classic French dish of potato gratin - you can also make it ahead

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This pumpkin recipe is great as an antipasto or side dish

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this impressive side dish as an autumnal accompaniment to roast chicken

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these lightly spiced pumpkin scones warm and topped generously with butter or cream cheese. They make a perfect snack for autumn, especially at Halloween

27 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of the sweet flavours of butternut squash to rustle up these healthy pancakes. Use a really good non-stick pan and you won't need any butter

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Diana Henry's tart with buttery, flaky puff pastry, creamy Italian cheese and autumnal vegetables makes for a wonderful lunch if you're entertaining friends

2 hrs and 5 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Feed a crowd on Bonfire night or Halloween by roasting a whole pumpkin or squash and filling with a bubbling three cheese fondue

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We combined two of America's best sweet exports - autumnal pumpkin pie and melty marshmallow s'mores

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This impressive-looking dish makes a wonderful starter for a dinner party

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Fancy a bit of spice, but without the grease of a takeaway? Try this healthy seasonal curry with crispy onions

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This five-spice roasted squash dish is healthy and simple - the perfect midweek supper

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
41 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A great way to use up any pumpkin from your lantern carving

1 hr and 35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
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