What You Can Make With A Can Of Pumpkin Puree

Here are Recipes for Something Savory and Something That Will Quench Your Thirst

3 min readOct 7, 2022


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Back in 2020, I made a variety of pumpkin food with just one 15 oz canned pumpkin puree. I even self-published the cookbook on Amazon. If you want to check it out, it’s called The Self-Love Quarantine 2020 Cookbook: Pumpkin Recipes for One.

Do you ever wondered what you can make with a canned pumpkin puree other than pumpkin pie? I’ll sharing 2 recipes from my self-published cookbook.

  1. Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pizza
Photo Credit: CatHERine

Pizza Dough Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

Pizza Topping Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree
  • pumpkin pie spice
  • honey
  • rosemary
  • 1 apple, finely diced
  • salt
  • pepper
  • shredded cheese
  • turkey sausage

Before I give you the instructions, I wanted to point out that you will use 1 cup whole wheat flour for step #1 and set aside 1/4 cup whole wheat flour for steps #4 and #6. I also wanted to point out that you will use 1 teaspoon sugar in step #1 and 2 teaspoons sugar in step #2. Lastly, I wanted to emphasize that the water should be warm. It should not be too hot or you will kill the yeast.


  1. Mix the yeast, warm water, and 1 teaspoon sugar in one bowl. Let this mixture sit for about 5 minutes.
  2. Mix 1 cup flour, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 2 teaspoons sugar in another bowl.
  3. Stir in yeast mixture in step #1 and 1/2 tablespoon olive oil into mixture in step #2.
  4. Knead the dough for about 5 minutes. Add…




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