Savory Kale and Pumpkin Scones

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The next time you have a pot of homemade soup simmering on the stove take the extra time and whip up a batch of these savory scones, don’t they just scream fall?
They’re  crunchy, cheesy, and filled with all things good, like pumpkin, kale and of course… a little bit of butter!
Make sure you buy a sweet pumpkin that’s for cooking and baking, or better yet, just use a butternut squash, it’s a lot easier to peel and cut, it tastes good, and you’ll still be getting that pretty orange color.
You can even make them ahead of time, stick them in the freezer and warm up as needed.
I used a wonderful aged cheddar in mine and added kale that is still growing strong in my garden.
These yummy scones came from, ” The Book of Kale” by Sharon Hanna, and the recipe has been reprinted here.
I followed her recipe exactly but also added in about 1/3 cup of grated parmesan cheese, why not?
Perfect with a steamy hot bowl of soup!

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  1. These pictures are just incredible. I bet they would look better in real life. Time to cook!

  2. … or a glass of wine!

    Looks delicious.

  3. Your food is always so colorful! Makes me want to jump right in and eat whatever it is. I’m really intrigued by these scones and will definitely try them.

  4. Sweetest Pea, spinach would be perfect!

  5. they look beautiful and I can only imagine how sweet they’d look with a bowl of great soup….and delicious too! I love the photograph of the peeled pumpkin.

  6. These scones look so colorful and delicious! What a great fall recipe! Hope to try them soon.

  7. I love the colors here and must make these to eat with some warm fall soup.

  8. thesweetestpea says

    My hubs absolutely hates kale, so what else could I use in it’s place? Mustard greens, spinach? They are so lovely and I know he’d eat them if I could substitute another green. Maybe even chopped broccoli?

  9. This is a flavor combination for a scone I would never have thought of, Marie, but I admit they look utterly scumptious!

  10. wow the color! those look so fantastic and I am busy making spicy pumpkin soup so will have to try this recipe over the weekend. You never cease to amaze!

  11. oh my word, those look amazing! I think I will be trying them soon!

  12. The colors in these scones are gorgeous and so fall! I love scones whether sweet or savory. xo

  13. I always think of you during squash season, and can’t wait to see all your lovely recipes using it! Happy fall!


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