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


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Risotto
The pumpkin will give your risotto a lovely golden color.
The pumpkin will give your risotto a lovely golden color.
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Risotto with pumpkin (and other squashes) is a classic fall dish, but it's somewhat time-consuming, given all the chopping, roasting, puréeing, simmering and stirring. Here's a secret: You can cut corners -- without sacrificing taste or nutrition -- by using canned pumpkin and baking the whole thing for about half an hour rather than having to continuously stir it. You'll save time and labor, and no one will know the difference!


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