5 Easy Ways to Jazz up Your Canned Pumpkin

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Sprouts Organic Canned Pumpkin is creamy, nutritious and full of seasonal flavor. Of course you can use it for pies and cakes, but what about savory dishes? We have a few ideas, and good gourd, we’re excited about them!

Organic Pumpkin

  1. Chili – Sauté one onion, bell pepper and 2 lbs ground meat in extra virgin olive oil. Stir in one can of pumpkin, chopped tomatoes and kidney beans along with 2 cups of water. Add 3 tablespoons of chili powder & cumin, and one can of chipotle chilies. Simmer for 2 hours and season with salt & pepper.
  2. Soup – Combine 1 can of pumpkin, 3 cups of chicken broth, 1 cup of heavy cream and ½ teaspoon nutmeg. Simmer for 15 minutes and serve with crème fraiche.
  3. Creamy fall pasta – Stir 1 cup of pumpkin and heavy cream together in saucepan with 3 tablespoons butter and a few sage leaves. Bring to light simmer for 10 minutes and toss with cooked pasta.
  4. Crostini topper – Mix ½ cup of your favorite goat cheese with 1/3 cup pumpkin and 1 teaspoon honey. Sprinkle in salt & pepper to taste. Spread over toasted baguette and top with crisp bacon.
  5. Dressing – Combine ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil with 2 tablespoons each red wine vinegar and pumpkin. Mix 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard and salt & pepper to taste.