How to Make Pumpkin Puree

How to Pumpkin Puree Fall means pumpkin everything! If you're a pumpkin fan, why not make your own pumpkin puree at home? It's simple, easy, and you can use it the same way as you would the stuff from the can.


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Pumpkin Puree


1 or more whole pumpkins

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Remove stem from pumpkin and cut pumpkin in half.
  3. Removes seeds and pulp from pumpkin with a spoon, ice cream scoop, your hands, etc. Set seeds aside to clean and roast later.
  4. Slice pumpkin into smaller sections for roasting. If using a small pumpkin, slice into quarters.
  5. Place pumpkin sections skin-side down on a baking sheet and roast in the oven for 40 minutes or until done. Depending on how thick your pumpkin is, it might take a little longer. You'll know the pumpkin is done when you can easily pierce the pumpkin flesh with a fork.
  6. Remove pumpkin from the oven and allow to cool.
  7. Once cooled, removed pumpkin flesh from the skin with a spoon (or your hands) and place in a blender or food processor. Blend until smooth.