20 Things to Make With Canned Pumpkin (Besides Pie)
Savory Pumpkin Hummus
"I was skeptical, wondering how pumpkin in hummus could possibly be any better than my standard homemade hummus," says reviewer Jennifer Korpak Bechtel. "It is fantastic! The addition of pumpkin, paprika, and cayenne turned out to be surprisingly delicious."
Chef John's Pumpkin Pancakes
Lemon juice and lemon zest provide the subtle tang of buttermilk and keep these thick pancakes tasting light. Some reviewers substituted the lemon with orange with successful results.
Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese
Macaroni and cheese gets bumped up with pumpkin and broccoli for a fall-flavored vegetarian casserole.
Don't pass up our Pumpkin Soup just because it's simple! Pumpkin puree, chicken stock, and heavy whipping cream give this soup a smooth consistency, while garlic, onions, peppercorns, and thyme bring savory flavor.
Turkey Pumpkin Enchiladas
Reviewer April says, "This was a really delicious, easy recipe. I had some leftover pumpkin in my freezer from fall and a frozen turkey, too, so I cleaned out the freezer and made these. I used corn tortillas and green onions instead of yellow onions and everybody raved about these. We ate them for two days and they were fantastic both times. We did top them with avocado and sour cream. So good."
Savory Pumpkin Pasta Sauce
This easy recipes is ready in a speedy 20 minutes. Reviewer Buckwheat Queen says, "Definitely a nice change from the traditional flavors mixed with pumpkin. The cumin really stands out."
Cheesy Pumpkin Risotto
Pumpkin puree works well in risotto because it adds to the dish's creaminess — as do subtly-sweet Gruyere and salty Parmesan.
Pumpkin Chocolate Truffles
"These yummy little truffles are rich and addictive. I sprinkle them with powdered sugar but the choices are endless. You can roll them in chopped pumpkin seeds, nuts, coconut, cocoa powder, or dip them in melted chocolate. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator." — Yoly
Pumpkin French Toast Bake
Take full advantage of warm fall flavors and cool autumn weekends with this Pumpkin French Toast Bake. It takes just 15 minutes to prep and 30 minutes to cook.
Pumpkin Ginger Cupcakes
"Delicious, light, and fluffy! These taste of fall, and the crystallized ginger gives then a lovely little zing. Even people who don't like pumpkin love these cupcakes. These disappear as fast as I can set them out!" — Lisa Lewis
Easy Pumpkin Turnovers
Canned pumpkin, store-bought puff pastry, brown sugar, ground cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice are all you need to bake these impressive turnovers.
"I made these for a late afternoon snack today, and they were simply amazing. They are light and fluffy, and eaten right out of the oven, they don't need any additional butter, honey, or other flavors added." — Jenny Weaver-Beal
Famous No Coffee Pumpkin Latte
It would be dishonest not to admit that a homemade PSL is one of our favorite uses for canned pumpkin. Our very pumpkiny Famous No Coffee Pumpkin Latte tastes like everyone's favorite drink, minus the caffeine.
"Wonderfully flavorful and fragrant bread for the holidays." — frosty
Pumpkin Spinach Toddler Muffins
Don't let this recipe's name fool you! You don't have to be a toddler to enjoy these healthy pumpkin and spinach breakfast muffins. Upgrade the recipe with raisins or chopped nuts.
Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Bake
"This is a delicious pasta casserole that my boss's wife cooked and sent with him for us all to share. It is really creamy and delicious! It does not taste at all like pumpkin!" — Sheri Miller
No Knead Holiday Pumpkin Bread
When you think of pumpkin bread, sweet quick breads may come to mind. This no-knead pumpkin bread goes against the grain; it uses yeast and contains no added sugar.
Iced Pumpkin Cookies
"Wonderful spicy iced pumpkin cookies that both kids and adults love!" — Gina
Pumpkin puree replaces tomato sauce in this rich, cheesy lasagna.