Pasta Sauce + Pumpkin
Benefit: Less Sodium
Pumpkin added to your favorite convenience tomato sauce reduces the sodium, although the only difference you may notice is a little extra body added to your pasta sauce.
Simply stir 1 cup LIBBY’S 100% Pure Pumpkin into 3 cups (about 26 oz.) of your favorite jarred or homemade pasta sauce.
Mashed Potatoes + Pumpkin
Benefit: Cut the Fat
With pumpkin added to mashed potatoes, they become rich and golden in color, while helping to reduce the fat and calories in a serving of your favorite spuds.
Stir 1/2 cup of LIBBY’S 100% Pure Pumpkin into each cup of instant or homemade mashed potatoes.
Hot Cocoa + Pumpkin
Benefit: Add Some Fiber
Pumpkin will melt right into your hot chocolate helping to create a rich, smooth body, plus it’s a good source of fiber.
Make a mug of hot cocoa with low-fat milk and stir in a 1/4 cup of LIBBY’S 100% Pure Pumpkin.
Chili + Pumpkin
Benefit: Reduce the Sodium
You may not notice the pumpkin in your chili, but you'll be glad to know that this pumpkin addition will help to reduce the sodium in your bowl.
Stir 1/2 cup LIBBY’S 100% Pure Pumpkin into 1 1/2 cups (about 15 oz. can) of your favorite homemade or canned chili.
Applesauce + Pumpkin
Benefit: Loaded with Vitamins
Pumpkin adds a rich golden color and natural flavor to your everyday applesauce.
Stir 3 tablespoons of LIBBY’S 100% Pure Pumpkin into 1/2 cup of applesauce for a naturally sweet snack.
Mac & Cheese + Pumpkin
Benefit: Reduce the Fat
Get the same great taste of traditional Mac & Cheese without all the fat when pumpkin is used in place of butter.
Make your typical boxed Mac & Cheese by substituting 1/2 cup LIBBY’S 100% Pure Pumpkin for all the butter or margarine called for in the directions.
Hummus + Pumpkin Brown Rice + Pumpkin
Benefit: Wholesome and Good
Pumpkin adds a touch of color and light earthiness to the flavor of hummus.
Stir 1/4 cup LIBBY’S 100% Pure Pumpkin into 1 cup (about 7 oz. container) of store bought hummus.
Benefit: Wholegrain Goodness
With pumpkin added to hearty brown rice, the result is deliciously creamy, risotto-like rice.
Follow the package directions for regular or parboiled rice. For each cup of uncooked rice add 1/2 cup LIBBY’S® 100% Pure Pumpkin to the cooking water or broth.
Corn Muffins + Pumpkin
Benefit: Add Vitamin A
Pumpkin makes muffins more tender and moist than regular corn muffins, gives a mouth-watering golden color and helps create a beautifully-crowned muffin top.
To your 8.5 oz. package of corn muffin mix batter, simply add 1/2 cup LIBBY’S 100% Pure Pumpkin. Just follow the package directions for baking.
Ice Cream Topping + Pumpkin
Benefit: Reduce the Calories
Add some pumpkin to your favorite decadent topping. You'll still have a great sweet taste, but with fewer calories and less refined sugar content per serving. Try it in pancake syrup or with your favorite jams and jellies!
Stir 1 tablespoon of LIBBY’S 100% Pure Pumpkin into 3 tablespoons of caramel, butterscotch or other dessert topping.