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Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Homemade Pumpkin Puree is a basic preparation that will allow you to obtain a perfect puree excellent for enriching first courses, main courses or for making delicious desserts with pumpkin. Special dishes great for the atumn season.
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Homemade Pumpkin Puree
  • Difficulty Moderate
  • Prep 5 minutes
  • Cook 30 minutes
  • Servings 4 people

The Pumpkin Puree is a versatile and nutritious dish, perfect for fall and winter, but also enjoyed year-round. Known for its creaminess and rich flavor, pumpkin puree is a’perfect addition to many recipes, from Pumpkin Soup to Pasta al Forno via many Sweet Recipes with Pumpkin.

The Recipe for Pumpkin Puree is a quick and easy recipe that will allow you to get an excellent Homemade Pumpkin Puree that, depending on the cooking you prefer, will allow you to have a Baked Pumpkin Puree or a Steamed Pumpkin Puree. To prepare Pumpkin Puree you can also choose from the many varieties of pumpkin available although the most popular ones are Hokkaido Pumpkin, Delica Pumpkin and Butternut Pumpkin.

If you want a quick and easy pumpkin puree, steaming may be the ideal choice. This technique preserves the maximum amount of nutrients and the natural flavor of the pumpkin, while keeping the puree light and delicate. For those who like a more intense flavor and a smoky touch, baked pumpkin puree is the perfect choice. Baking in the oven concentrates the flavors and adds a slight crunch to the puree, making it an’excellent base for dishes such as pumpkin gnocchi or pumpkin risotto.

With our recipe, you can then also prepare a perfect Pumpkin Puree for Desserts or an excellent Pumpkin Puree for Pumpkin Spice Syrup.

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  1. To prepare Homemade Pumpkin Puree start by slicing a pumpkin, place it on a baking sheet covered with baking paper and bake it in the oven at 400°F (200°C) covered with baking paper until tender.

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  2. Remove the pulp from the pumpkin slices by removing the seeds and peel, place it in a blender and blend until smooth and lump-free.

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  3. Once you get a perfect consistency here is the Pumpkin Puree ready to enrich your recipes whether they are sweet or savory.

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To prepare Homemade Pumpkin Puree, you can decide whether to bake or steam the pumpkin.


To prepare a perfect Homemade Pumpkin Puree we recommend using Hokkaido Pumpkin or Butternut Squash.


Homemade Pumpkin Puree will keep in the refrigerator for 1-2 days but you can also freeze it.