Simple Pumpkin Swaps

Can't seem to find pumpkin puree to use in your fall recipes? These simple swaps can help you out!

Simple Pumpkin Swaps

By Toni Gasparis

Pumpkin crop experts have reported that there is a pumpkin shortage this season and availability is down 33 percent. Survive this holiday season without the gourds, and instead use one of these simple swaps in your recipes.


Puree Yams

Yams are similar in taste, texture, and color to pumpkins, so they are a fantastic substitute for your favorite pumpkin-based recipes. Soak and peel the yams, cook them, and then scoop them out into a blender or food processor to make a creamy puree.

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