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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.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 large pumpkin

Instructions

  • 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.