It's autumn's most beloved--but expected--icon. Let's see what the pumpkin can really do.
New life for pub grub
Pumpkin Shepherd's Pie
Brilliant orange roasted pumpkin replaces the traditional mashed-potato topping here, giving new life to classic pub grub.
Total: 2 Hours
2 1/2 pounds cubed peeled baking pumpkin or butternut or kabocha squash
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 pounds lamb stew meat, cut into bite-size pieces
2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 medium onion, cut into wedges
3 garlic cloves, chopped
4 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-in. chunks
8 ounces medium mushrooms, stems removed
1/4 cup flour
1/2 cup red wine
1 cup beef or chicken broth
1/3 to 2/3 cup cream
2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley
1. Preheat oven to 400° with a rack in top third of oven. Put pumpkin on a greased rimmed baking sheet. Roast pumpkin, covered, until tender when pierced with a fork, 20 to 25 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a Read More »from 8 Fall Pumpkin Recipes