Making Pumpkin Puree
 
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Homemade creamy pumpkin puree
Serves: Depends on size of pumpkin
Ingredients
  • 1 pumpkin
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cut the top off of the pumpkin, then cut in half.
  3. Take all of the seeds and pulp out of the pumpkin. Use for a later use.
  4. Cut the pumpkin into chunks
  5. Place the pumpkin on a baking sheet either side up or down.
  6. Bake in the oven for 30 - 40 minutes until fork tender.
  7. Once pumpkin is cool enough to handle, scrap the pumpkin out of the skin.
  8. Place pumpkin in a food processor and blend until smooth. Add water 1 tablespoon at a time to get the consistency you like.
  9. Store pumpkin in an air tight container and place in the refrigerator or you can add the puree to a Ziplock Freezer Safe Bag and freeze until ready to use.
Notes
Calories per one cup: 49, Fat: .02, Potassium: 563, Carbs: 12, Fiber: 2.7, Sugar: 2.5, Protein: 1.8
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Cup
Recipe by Peanut Butter and Peppers at https://www.peanutbutterandpeppers.com/2012/09/17/making-pumpkin-puree-and-roasting-pumpkin-seeds-101/