A Tasty Pumpkin-Potato Mash Recipe

A Tasty Pumpkin-Potato Mash Recipe

Mashed potato is a staple food supplement, especially for Thanksgiving, between butter and cream, but a side dish that can certainly pack the calories. But if you still fancy a porridge for your table that does not consist of sweet potatoes, this hearty pumpkin porridge is the perfect alternative!

This pumpkin and potato porridge is one of many creative recipes that you can prepare with canned pumpkin remnants. It is safe to say that pumpkin canned food is popularly used to make pumpkin pie or even pumpkin cheesecake, but it does not have to be the only pumpkin recipe you can make with it! Pancakes, chilli and even Pad Thai are delicious dishes that you can use to prepare the cans in the fridge.

Pumpkin protects the skin

Did you know that Pumpkin can protect your skin from the sun's UV rays? This is true! Pumpkin contains beta-carotene, a carotenoid that turns your body into vitamin A. Because vitamin A promotes healthy skin production, eating squash can actually help with this entire process. That sounds like an even better excuse to prepare this Pumpkin and Potato Porridge for Thanksgiving this year!

Preserve these pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds are actually full of protein and are one of the foods for dry winter skin! You can store and roast the pumpkin seeds for a simple snack and even add different flavors for a more delicious afternoon pick-me-up.

Nutrition: 156 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated), 208 mg sodium, 2 g fiber, 3 g sugar, 3 g protein

Makes 6 servings


2 pounds of Russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
6 garlic cloves, peeled
3/4 cup pumpkin from the tin
1/4 cup of light sour cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
extra virgin olive oil
chopped fresh chives

How to do it

  1. In a 3- to 4-qt. Cover the pot, potatoes and garlic, cover and cook in sufficiently boiling, slightly salted water.
  2. Cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until soft. Drain. Put the potatoes back into the hot pan.
  3. Add pumpkin; puree until light and easy. Stir in sour cream, salt and pepper. Drizzle individual portions with olive oil and sprinkle with chives.

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