Pumpkin Puree

Try this easy-to-follow method of preparing Pumpkin Puree for an all natural, wholesome puree that is used for breads, pies, cookies and much more.

pumpkin puree in a mixing bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 large pumpkin

Method

Preheat the oven to 325F degrees.

Remove the stem and cut the pumpkin into 8 wedges.

Clean out the seeds and pulp leaving only the flesh and rind.

Place the wedges in a large roasting pan and bake, uncovered, for 60 minutes.

Reduce heat to 300F and bake an additional 2 hours.

Pumpkin should be fork-tender and no liquid visible.

Turn off the oven. Leave the pumpkin in the warm oven with the oven door slightly opened for 2 more hours.

Remove from oven and cut away skin and exceptionally dry areas.

Place the pumpkin meat in a blender or food processor.

Puree to desired texture.

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Yield: Depends on size of the pumpkin

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