Homemade Pumpkin Puree- Steamed or Boiled

Recipe by Chef George P
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 1-10
YIELD: 2 varies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Thoroughly wash the outside of the pumpkin.
  • Remove the stem and fibrous material around the stem and the bottom of the pumpkin.
  • Cube the pumpkin into large pieces.
  • Place in a large pot with just enough water to steam the pumpkin.
  • Boil for about 30 minutes or until both the pumpkin and the pumpkin skin are tender.
  • Blend the steamed pumpkin, with the skin, in a blender set on puree until smooth.
  • You can freeze for months or store in a refrigerator a couple of days prior to use in any recipe calling for pumpkin puree.
  • Servings and yield depend on the size of the pumpkin and what recipes the puree is used inches.
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