It’s that time of year when we get excited about all things pumpkin. Why? Because, we just can’t get enough. Don’t limit enjoyment of pumpkin this season to only pies and spiced lattes. Blend this sweet autumn squash with a variety of Wisconsin cheeses to create both sweet and savory dishes guaranteed to impress your palate.
Pumpkin is magic in the kitchen whether you are using it freshly pureed, roasted or canned and can help create delectable dishes suitable for every part of the meal from salad to entrée to dessert.
Roasted Pumpkin Dip
Canned pumpkin is available year-round but why not take advantage of freshly harvested seasonal bounty. Combine Wisconsin fontina, ricotta, and parmesan with freshly roasted and pureed pie pumpkin for a richly flavorful dip.
Roasted Pumpkin and Cheddar Salad
Chili powder spices up slices of roasted pumpkin in this autumn-inspired salad. The crumbly texture and tangy taste of Wisconsin aged cheddar makes for a perfect addition to baby kale and leafy greens.
Pumpkin and Broccoli Pizza
Skip traditional pizza sauce. Use fresh or canned pumpkin puree to create a seasoned sauce for this pumpkin and broccoli pizza. Cheddar gives extra flavor to the sauce while the pizza is topped with a generous portion of Wisconsin gouda.
Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies
These pumpkin cheesecake brownies are sure to be a winner with kids and adults alike. Mascarpone and cream cheese mix with seasonal spices like ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg to make these an irresistible pumpkin treat.