Savory and Sweet: 10 Fresh Ways to Use a Can of Pumpkin

Did you stock up on canned pumpkin before Thanksgiving? Did fears of a shortage leave you with a few extra cans? Whether it was all a marketing ploy or not, you can still put that pumpkin to good use. You surely know a few pumpkin dessert recipes, so why not try it in a main course, appetizer or a drink? • 1 Pumpkin Polenta with Chorizo and Black Beans from Every Day with Rachael Ray – Warm and hearty, we're making this with a chipotle vegetarian sausage tonight. • 2 Pumpkin Marmalade from Better Homes & Gardens – Try adding it to your holiday cheese board. • 3 Mini Pumpkin-Sage Balls from Vegetarian Times – We're suckers for appetizers in mini or ball form. • 4 Pumpkin Hummus from Slashfood – Healthy snacking in between holiday parties. • 5 Savory Pumpkin Pizza Dough from The Cooking Photographer – Imagine the possibilities. • 6 Emily's Pumpkin Tortilla Soup – Satisfying and vegan! • 7 DIY Jamba Juice Pumpkin Smash smoothie from Serious Eats – If you're in the mood for a cool treat, this one won't set you back quite as much as the original. • 8 Pumpkin Soufflé with Parma Ham Chips from the James Beard Foundation – This one could be a showstopper. • 9 Supper Casserole with Pumpkin & Green Chile Cornbread Topping from A Veggie Venture – Try it with ground beef, turkey or even elk! • 10 Kathryn's DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte (Just Like Starbucks!) – A very popular winter treat. Have you tried it?

Related: Five Ways to Eat: Pumpkin

(Images: Clockwise from top left: Better Homes & Gardens, Robyn Lee/Serious Eats, Cynthia Van Elk/Every Day with Rachael Ray, Emily Ho)

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