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Indulge in the comforting flavors of autumn with a delightful twist on a classic Italian dish – Vegan Pumpkin Gnocchi. This plant-based version of traditional gnocchi combines the earthy sweetness of pumpkin with the pillowy softness of homemade gnocchi. Bursting with flavors and spices, this hearty dish will warm your soul and satisfy your taste buds. Whether you’re a vegan, a pumpkin lover, or simply looking to try something new, this recipe is a must-try for any food enthusiast.

Vegan Pumpkin Gnocchi: The Perfect Blend of Flavors!


The star of this dish is undoubtedly the pumpkin – a versatile ingredient that adds depth and richness to any recipe. The pumpkin’s natural sweetness complements the gnocchi’s savory flavors, creating a harmonious balance on the palate. With hints of nutmeg and cinnamon, each bite is a delightful explosion of autumnal flavors.


One of the great things about this recipe is that it is entirely plant-based, making it suitable for vegans and vegetarians. By substituting traditional ingredients with plant-based alternatives, you can enjoy a guilt-free meal that is both delicious and compassionate. The pumpkin acts as a binding agent, eliminating the need for eggs, while plant-based milk and vegan butter create a creamy texture that rivals its non-vegan counterpart.


Vegan Pumpkin Gnocchi

Vegan Pumpkin Gnocchi

Versatility at Its Best!


Vegan Pumpkin Gnocchi offers endless possibilities for customization. Whether you prefer a simple sage-infused vegan butter sauce or a hearty tomato-based sauce, the gnocchi is a canvas for your culinary creativity. Top it off with toasted pumpkin seeds, fresh herbs, or a sprinkle of vegan parmesan cheese for extra flavor and texture.  


While store-bought gnocchi is readily available, there’s something extraordinary about making your own. The process may seem intimidating at first, but with some practice, you can create light and fluffy gnocchi that melts in your mouth. You can make a perfect dough for shaping into those iconic gnocchi dumplings by combining mashed pumpkin, flour, and a touch of salt.  


A Crowd-Pleasing Dish!

A Crowd-Pleasing Dish!

Vegan Pumpkin Gnocchi


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Vegan Pumpkin Gnocchi

This delightful dish combines the earthy flavors of pumpkin with pillowy soft gnocchi, creating a satisfying meal that is both comforting and nourishing.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 serving
Calories 403 kcal


Let's gather the ingredients!

  • 1⅓ cups pumpkin purée
  • 3 medium russet potatoes
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp nutmeg ground
  • ½ tsp cinnamon ground
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter


Let's Begin!

  • In a large pot with water, boil the potatoes with their skins on for about 20 minutes or until fork-tender.
  • Strain and peel the boiled potatoes. Then mash with a potato masher or fork.
  • In a large bowl, add the pumpkin purée, mashed potatoes, flour, a pinch of salt, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Mix everything together using a spatula or wooden spoon, then knead gently with your hands to form a smooth dough.
  • Transfer the dough to a surface lightly dusted with flour, then roll the dough to a long and thin rope. Cut the dough 1-inch thick.
  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Drop in some of the gnocchi, and cook until they float to the surface, about 4 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon, then set aside to drain.
  • Heat the vegan butter in a large non-stick pan over medium heat. Add the Gnocchi and pan-fry until golden browned and crispy from all sides.
  • Serve the gnocchi immediately with vegan parmesan and toasted pine nuts or other veggies and toppings you like.
  • Enjoy with family and friends!
Keyword easy to make, Gnocchi, Healthy, pumpkin, Pumpkin Gnocchi, vegan


For More Vegan Recipes


I’ve provided a list of vegan dishes that are all made entirely of ingredients from plants. Additionally, they make an excellent addition to any vegan dish. These are tasty, even for meat eaters. And for more vegan recipes, subscribe to our newsletter!


1. Pistachio Energy Bites

2. Chocolate-dipped Candied Orange

3. Chimichurri Cauliflower Steak

4. Dark Chocolate Date Fudge

5. Stir-Fried Green Edamame



Vegan Pumpkin Gnocchi is a culinary masterpiece that celebrates the flavors of autumn in a plant-based and delicious way. With its perfect blend of sweet and savory, homemade goodness, and endless customization options, this dish is a must-have for anyone looking to elevate their fall cooking game. So, grab a pumpkin, roll up your sleeves, and get ready to create a meal that will leave everyone asking for seconds.

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