Homemade Pumpkin Puree

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What is Pumpkin Puree?

Once you make this homemade recipe, you’ll never buy canned pumpkin again. Perfect for pies, rolls, soups, and more. And all you need is pumpkin!

You'll only need pie pumpkin to make this easy recipe. Let's get started!

What You'll Need

Cut the pumpkin in half from the stem to heal.

Cut the Pumpkin

Scoop out the seeds and “guts” and cut off as much of the stem as possible without cutting into the pumpkin flesh.

Gut the Pumpkin

Place the pumpkin halves cut side down on a baking sheet. Poke holes in the skin and roast.

Roast the Pumpkin

Scoop out the pumpkin flesh and puree in a food processor until smooth. Discard the skin.

Puree the Pumpkin

Place the puree in a cheesecloth and squeeze out as much water as possible.


Store the pumpkin puree in the fridge or freezer, or add it to your favorite fall recipes.

Store or Enjoy!

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