Sweet Pumpkin Purée with Toasted Pecan Topping

Sweet Pumpkin Purée with Toasted Pecan Topping

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3
5 min.
prep
20 min.
total
8 servings

Sweet Pumpkin Purée with Toasted Pecan Topping makes a great side dish, appetizer or a spread. Just 20 minutes to make this delicious recipe. You can also use this, without the pecans, as a thickener for soups.

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (15 oz. each) LIBBY'S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) margarine or butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup toasted, chopped pecans
  • salt
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COMBINE pumpkin, brown sugar, margarine, cinnamon and nutmeg in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Season with salt. Transfer to serving dish. Top with toasted pecans.

NOTE: Without the toasted pecan topping, this purée can be used as a thickener to soups.

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Pumpkin Puree

This recipe was very quick and easy to make. It has a very good flavor, but I wasn't too fond of the smooth texture. The second time I made it,I added an extra 1/4C. of chopped, toasted pecans to the puree after it was cooked. This added more "crunch" and flavor to the texture of this side dish. I prefer this over mashed sweet potatoes any day. I going to make this to go with our Thanksgiving dinner.

- Ann Oelschlaeger from overland park, KS

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 170
  • Calories from Fat: 80
  • Total Fat: 9g (14% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 4g (20% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 15mg (5% of DV)
  • Sodium: 60mg (3% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 22g (7% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g (19% of DV)
  • Sugars: 17g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 270% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 4% of DV
  • Iron: 4% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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