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Pumpkin


Pumpkins are a member of the Curcurbita moschata family that also includes butternut squash, ponca, waltham and calabaza. Natives of the new world, pumpkin flesh is typically used for sweets and baked goods.
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Substitute for pumpkin

Butternut squash can be substituted for any recipe that calls for pumpkin

Equivalents

1 cup mashed cooked   =   1 pound uncooked or 1 cup canned pumpkin | 5 lbs = 4 1/2 cups cooked, puréed

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Recipes

Delicata Squash with Orange & Pistachios
The addition of pistachio nuts to this recipe increases both the flavor and the protein in this side dish.
Stuffed Squash With Black Quinoa And Pomegranate Seeds
These stuffed squash can look quite ghoulish for your Halloween party.  They make an equally nice vegetarian meal or side dish.
More Terms From This Category

Winter Squash
Butternut squash Butternut squash
Butternut Squash is a member of the Curcurbita moschata family that also includes ...
Delicata squash Delicata squash
Delicata is a variety of winter squash.  The elongated squash is off white to light yellow in color with horizontal dark green stripes.  The interior of the squash has a creamy texture and a flavor si
Pumpkin, canned Pumpkin, canned
Fresh pumpkin is cooked then canned. Used for making pies as well as other ...
Spaghetti squash Spaghetti squash
Spaghetti squash Cucurbita pepo,  is a large yellow-orange color squash. When this squash is baked the flesh looks like a thin ribbons of spaghetti. The squash is high in folic acid, potassium, vitami
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