six ways to add pumpkin!

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By Dee Tourville
from FC, FL

These are quick easy ways to add Pumpkin! Is a Pumpkin a veggie or a fruit. We treat it like a veggie & a fruit but technically it's a fruit because it grows on a vine and contains seeds. This is according to the HEIRLOOM veggie & fruit experts :)

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Ingredients For six ways to add pumpkin!

  • OATMEAL
  • 1/2 c
    pumpkin
  • brown sugar
  • SMOOTHIE
  • 1 c
    pumpkin
  • 1 lg
    banana, frozen
  • 1 c
    greek yogurt, vanilla
  • 2 tsp
    honey
  • MAC & CHEESE
  • 1/2 can
    pumpkin
  • 1 box
    mac &cheese or homemade
  • CHILI
  • your homemade chili
  • 1 can
    pumpkin
  • SALAD DRESSING
  • 1 Tbsp
    added to your home made dressing.
  • PASTA SAUCE
  • 3 Tbsp
    pumpkin
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How To Make six ways to add pumpkin!

  • 1
    OATMEAL: stir in pumpkin & brown sugar. I add nuts.
  • 2
    SMOOTHIE: Mix banana, yogurt & honey in blender. Top with graham cracker crumbs.
  • 3
    MAC & Cheese: Just add pumpkin to cheese sauce & serve.
  • 4
    CHILI: Add pumpkin to large pot of your homemade Chili, makes it taste even more delicious & no one will know you added pumpkin.
  • 5
    SALAD DRESSING: Whisk the pumpkin into your creamy dressing...it'll give it an earthy kick!
  • 6
    PASTA SAUCE: Add pumpkin to a butter or cream sauce & toss with pasta of your choice. Add Parmesan cheese & hulled pumpkin seeds are great garnishes.
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