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10 Autumnal Squash and Pumpkin Recipes

Publisher - Great British Food Awards
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Dani R

Nov 03, 2021
5 minutes to read

Our ultimate recipes for everything from classic pumpkin pie to autumnal soup

Halloween is over, but pumpkins and squash are still in season. These recipes, which range from creamy soup to pumpkin pie, are the ultimate autumnal comfort food.

Pumpkin and Bean Chilli

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Use your leftover Halloween pumpkin to make this fragrant, spicy vegetarian chilli! Simply boil pumpkin pieces with black beans, chipotle and spices to create a healthy pumpkin recipe that the family will love!

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Pumpkin & Chestnut Cannelloni

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To make this tasty pasta dish, combine pumpkin puree with chestnuts, spinach and chilli flakes to make a cannelloni stuffing, which is then baked in a creamy cheese sauce. A delicious winter dinner!

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Traditional Pumpkin Pie

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We absolutely love this classic pie recipe, with its buttery homemade pie crust and delicious pumpkin pie spice filling. You can use fresh pumpkin pieces or canned pumpkin puree. Make sure you serve it with a dollop of whipped heavy cream!

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Butternut Squash Traybake

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This pumpkin spice traybake is made with grated butternut squash for a seasonal twist on classic carrot cake. You can decorate it by topping each slice with a mini pumpkin.

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Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake

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With a coconut oil, date and nut base, and a filling made of roasted pumpkin and (vegan) cream cheese, this is the ultimate healthy treat. One of our favourite pumpkin desserts!

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Kale Loaf with Feta & Roasted Squash

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Roasted butternut squash is paired with kale and tangy feta and eggs, then baked until golden brown. It’s an ideal dish for winter picnics.

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Smoky Quinoa Salad with Squash, Plums and Almonds

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Tom Hunt’s autumnal salad recipe makes the most of seasonal fruits and veggies; pumpkin pieces are combined with quinoa, fresh herbs, plums and apples. For a bit of extra crunch, serve it with a garnish of toasted pumpkin seeds.

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Butternut Squash Curry

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One of our favourite savoury butternut squash recipes is this fragrant curry, which is infused with garam masala, mustard seeds and fresh curry leaves, as well as a kick of chilli.

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Butternut Squash, Egg & Chestnut Strudel

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This recipe is a fabulous vegetarian alternative to a nut roast for Sunday roast. Sweet and spicy squash and chestnuts encased in rich pancakes and flaky pastry. Cut through the strudel to find the secret ingredient - golden, soft-boiled eggs hiding inside as an added treat.

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Drizzled Pumpkin & Orange Tea Loaf

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This tasty tea loaf uses grated pumpkin instead of carrot to keep it nice and moist, while the frosting is laced with orange zest. Enjoy a slice with a pumpkin spice latte!

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