It’s Officially fall and that means all factors pumpkin. Inventory up on those people cans of pumpkin puree!
Elevate your hand if you have purchased a can of pumpkin puree to use in a recipe and ended up with leftovers?? Yup, you’re not by itself. Right now I’m sharing a round up of In excess of 30 recipes from dietitians to use up leftover pumpkin puree, from pumpkin desserts, breakfast, and savory recipes. 1st let’s answer a couple concerns all about pumpkin puree and how to use it (and what can make a superior substitute.)
What is pumpkin puree?? What is in pumpkin puree?
Pumpkin puree can be labeled as 100% pure pumpkin, pumpkin puree, sound pack pumpkin, or basically “pumpkin.” But most of the time it’s essentially a blend of pumpkin and various sorts of squash. Most of the squashes are a lot less stringy and richer in sweetness and shade than pumpkin. I have made use of sweet potato and butternut squash interchangeably for pumpkin in many recipes in the past and have experienced successful tasting outcomes.
Are canned pumpkin and pumpkin puree the identical point?
Indeed! Just make absolutely sure the canned pumpkin is NOT pumpkin pie filling. You can also you roast a whole pumpkin and then puree it in a blender or food items processor. Chopping up a pumpkin is truthfully a TON of function so I advocate opting for the canned pumpkin for the recipes shared. There are a number of recipes obtainable on the internet if you are fascinated in generating your own pumpkin puree.
Pumpkin Puree Recipes
As I shared these recipes are developed by Registered Dietitians so they are mainly of the wholesome style, but over-all nourishment will vary. Having said that pumpkin puree by itself is packed with natural vitamins, in particular potassium, Vitamin A, and iron. Pumpkin is also a large supply of fiber which is fantastic for cholesterol lowering, digestion, blood sugars, and all round overall health.
Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins from Dietitian Jess Nourishment
Savory Pumpkin Dishes
Thai Coconut Pumpkin Soup from Dietitian Jess Nutrition
That concludes our round up of over 30 recipes employing leftover pumpkin puree! You can most likely pick a couple recipes and break up the can as properly. Let me know if you make any of these scrumptious recipes by tagging me on @dietitianjess and thank you to the superb RDs that shared their recipes!