Did you know Wisconsin produced 225,000 gallons of maple syrup last year? In fact, Wisconsin is one of the top 10 largest producers of maple syrup in the world! It’s obviously a breakfast favorite, but what else can you do with that huge jug of maple syrup sitting in your pantry? Check out these three recipes that use maple syrup in unexpected ways. 🙌
With March Madness and the Oscars coming up, you can’t beat a hearty party dip to satisfy the masses. This pumpkin hummus is packed with flavor and is easy to toss together at game time.
1 can (15 oz.) of canned pumpkin
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 head garlic, roasted
1 can (15 oz.) of garbanzo beans, rinsed
2-3 tablespoons tahini paste
2 teaspoons Anderson’s Pure Maple Syrup
1 teaspoon salt
Pumpkin seeds, olive oil, and cinnamon for garnish
[Recipe by Anderson’s Maple Syrup of Barron County]
Impress your Valentine with this delicious (and simple) baked pear recipe – only four ingredients, including delicious Wisconsin maple syrup!
4 ripe but firm D’Anjou pears
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons maple syrup
Chopped pecans (optional garnish)
[Recipe by Happy Healthy Mama]
For a healthy and flavorful dinner, this simple salmon recipe is a no-brainer. Pair with orzo or roasted vegetables and you have a sophisticated dinner in 20 minutes.
1 ½ lb. salmon fillet cut into 6 equal parts
¼ cup butter, melted
¼ cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons grainy mustard, like Dijon Wholegrain Mustard
2 tablespoons soy sauce
[Recipe by Jo Cooks]
Maddie Brady is the social media manager for Discover Wisconsin. She may be from Illinois, but she's passionate about sharing the beauty and fun of her new home state, Wisconsin! Watch the show Saturdays at 10 a.m. on FSN Wisconsin’s outdoor block or online at DiscoverWisconsin.com. Follow Maddie on Instagram at @maddiekbrady.