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7 Pumpkin Dinner Recipes for Families

We walked around Trader Joe’s today with a cart full of pumpkin. Pumpkin pancake mix, pumpkin bread mix, cans of pumpkin, even our dogs were the lucky recipients of some pumpkin dog treats. ‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin.

Don’t limit the abundance of pumpkin at this time of year to pumpkin cheesecakes and pumpkin bars. Bust out the pumpkin for some more savory recipes and serve your family a seasonal dinner. Keep reading for 7 Pumpkin Dinner Recipes for Families and pack that pumpkin in everywhere you can!

7 Pumpkin Dinner Recipes for Families

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Pumpkin Sausage Penne from Taste of Home

Pumpkin Sausage Penne from Taste of Home

Pumpkin Lasagna from Trissalicious

Savory Pumpkin & Cheese Stuffed Shells from An Edible Mosaic

Pumpkin Tortilla Soup from The Kitchn

Pumpkin Gnocchi with Mushrooms from Martha Stewart

Pumpkin Risotto from A Beautiful Mess

Pumpkin Mac & Cheese from Kitchen Daily


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  1. Shelley @ Two Healthy Kitchens 10/22/2013 at 7:43 pm

    Pumpkin is just so incredibly delicious in savory applications, and I love this list of ideas – great inspiration! 😀 I’ve been testing so many pumpkin recipes myself lately, and have far too many cans of pumpkin hanging out in my pantry. So … where to start??? I’m thinking maybe the Pumpkin Sausage Penne … or maybe the Pumpkin Mac & Cheese … Oh, no! I may actually have to buy even more pumpkin …