What To Do With Leftover Canned Pumpkin | Healthy Kitchen Hacks

If you have some extra canned pumpkin hanging around, try these pumpkin-licious ideas!

If you have some extra canned pumpkin hanging around, try these pumpkin-licious ideas! These #pumpkin #recipes and healthy kitchen hacks at Teaspoonofspice.com

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How to Use Up Canned Pumpkin (video)


Since I didn’t jump on the pumpkin spice bandwagon back in August (#justno), I’m happily not burned out on all things pumpkin – heck, I’m just getting started.

If you have some extra canned pumpkin hanging around, try these pumpkin-licious ideas! These #pumpkin #recipes and healthy kitchen hacks at Teaspoonofspice.com

But often this time of year, I seem to have leftover canned pumpkin because almost every recipe I make doesn’t ever use the entire can – does this happen to anyone else?? (LMK in the comments below.)

5 Ways to Use Up Your Canned Pumpkin Puree @tspbasil #healthykitchenhacks Click To Tweet

So, I figured I compile a list of what to do what that extra pumpkin puree….without baking something entirely new (though you can go ahead and do that too.)

Oatmeal (Chocolate Pumpkin Overnight Oats, anyone?)
If you have some extra canned pumpkin hanging around, try these pumpkin-licious ideas! These #pumpkin #recipes and healthy kitchen hacks at Teaspoonofspice.com

Pasta sauce

If you have some extra canned pumpkin hanging around, try these pumpkin-licious ideas! These #pumpkin #recipes and healthy kitchen hacks at Teaspoonofspice.com

Chili (swamp in pumpkin for the squash in this chili recipe)

If you have some extra canned pumpkin hanging around, try these pumpkin-licious ideas! These #pumpkin #recipes and healthy kitchen hacks at Teaspoonofspice.com
Yogurt (This Pumpkin Pie Greek Yogurt can double as a fruit dip!)
If you have some extra canned pumpkin hanging around, try these pumpkin-licious ideas! These #pumpkin #recipes and healthy kitchen hacks at Teaspoonofspice.com
Applesauce (add in some cinnamon)

If you have some extra canned pumpkin hanging around, try these pumpkin-licious ideas! These #pumpkin #recipes and healthy kitchen hacks at Teaspoonofspice.com

More ideas:

And here’s the nutritional bonus – 1/2 cup of pumpkin puree counts as one serving of veggies – score!

Let me know if there’s an additional way you use leftover pumpkin puree in the comments below.

If you have some extra canned pumpkin hanging around, try these pumpkin-licious ideas! These #pumpkin #recipes and healthy kitchen hacks at Teaspoonofspice.com

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