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10 Ways to Use Canned Pumpkin (Besides in a Pie)


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Ravioli
Sage and thyme are great herbs to pair with pumpkin.
Sage and thyme are great herbs to pair with pumpkin.
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We all know that pumpkin, in combo with spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, makes a mean dessert. But it works beautifully with other seasonings, too. Mixed with heavy cream, herbs and wrapped up in store-bought wonton wrappers (or your own homemade ravioli sheets), pumpkin ravioli makes a delicious, savory main dish. A nutty cheese like Parmesan is the perfect thing to sprinkle on top. We've got two variations for you to try; one uses pumpkin as a filling for the pasta; the other recipe transforms the gourd into a velvety sauce that tops cheese ravioli.


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