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Vegan pumpkin recipes

Pumpkin is a versatile ingredient for vegan cooking, and we’re not just talking pumpkin soup. We’ve brought together 6 of our top vegan pumpkin recipes, including weeknight favourites like noodles and pizza and ideas using Kent pumpkin and butternut pumpkin. You’ll find delicious ways to cook pumpkin in the oven, on the barbecue or in the air fryer, plus an impressive vegan pumpkin roast for entertaining friends and family. Plus, our twist on pumpkin soup could become your new favourite.


1. Pumpkin and black bean tacos

Kent pumpkin is an ideal meat-free filling for our vegan taco recipe. Coat it in Mexican spices and char it on the barbecue along with tasty tortilla wraps. Then bring both to the table with fresh extras, canned black beans and vegan mayo and let everyone make their own tacos.

2. Pumpkin and chickpea vegan pizzas

Ever made pizza in your air fryer? Start with this vegan pumpkin pizza recipe. Loaded with toppings and drizzled with homemade basil oil, these pizzas can be made in the oven if you don’t have an air fryer. Plus, you can swap in any of your favourite veggie pizza toppings.

3. Baked tahini pumpkin and chickpea noodles

How does roast pumpkin noodles sound for dinner? To make this wholesome vegan recipe, toss Kent pumpkin and chickpeas in a soy and tahini glaze before baking until tender. Then toss with cooked rice noodles, salad ingredients and more tahini dressing. Finish with crunchy almonds and sesame seeds.

4. Vegan miso eggplant with tofu and sesame pumpkin

Roast Kent pumpkin crusted with sesame seeds is fantastic on its own, but it’s even better in this recipe. Savour the vegan roast pumpkin with tender eggplant and crisp edamame beans in a rich miso broth, topped off with creamy tofu. It’s an ideal vegan dish for an entertaining menu.

5. Pumpkin soup with red pesto and chilli tofu

Love pumpkin soup recipes? Try this vegan Thai pumpkin soup. Made with Kent pumpkin, potato and coconut milk, it has a thick, creamy texture without any dairy products. Mildly spiced with turmeric and lemongrass, this warming soup is decorated with chunky toppings of capsicum and cashew pesto and crispy tofu.

6. Miso and ginger butternut pumpkin with nut crumble

Need a show-stopping vegan celebration dish? Glazed with miso and topped with maple roasted nuts and seeds, halved butternut pumpkin makes a sensational meat-free roast. This recipe serves 8 people as part of an entertaining menu, but it’s easy to halve all the ingredients if you want to serve 4.