How to Make Pumpkin Puree

There are dozens of uses for fresh homemade  pumpkin puree. One is pumpkin pie. Check out Delicious Pumpkin Pie Recipe for recipe. Here are a few ways to use pumpkin puree.

1-pumpkinpuree-ingred-flipped-mov-subclip001_7Sugar pumpkins are highly recommended for pumpkin puree. They have less water and pulp, and they are sweeter.

First cut pumpkin in half.1-pumpkinpuree-ingred-flipped-mov-subclip001_2

Clean out the seeds and pulp. Save the seeds for baking.  See our blog and video on how to bake pumpkin seeds.  How to Bake Pumpkin Seeds1-pumpkinpuree-ingred-flipped-mov-subclip001_1

Put the two pumpkin halves in the oven anyway you like. Facing down, facing up, sliced, etc. Bake until tender. Could be anywhere from 45 minutes to over an hour depending on the size of the pumpkin and the oven.

Take pumpkin out of oven,  pull skin off and mix until smooth. That simple!

Pumpkin Puree
Fresh pumpkin puree, sprig of rosemary for color.

Also  Delicious Pumpkin Pie RecipeEasy Pumpkin CarvingHow to Bake Pumpkin Seeds1-pumpkinpuree-ingred-flipped-mov-subclip001_7

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