Making pumpkin puree from scratch is easy to do! Here are two methods, the quick method in the pressure cooker or the oven roasted method which is just as easy, but takes a little more time.

How To Make Pumpkin Puree (Instant Pot or Oven Method)

Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Sauce
Cuisine: American
Making pumpkin puree from scratch is easy to do! Here are two methods, the quick method in the pressure cooker or the oven roasted method which is just as easy, but takes a little more time.

Ingredients

  • 2 lb sugar pumpkin (halved with seeds scooped out)

Instructions

Instant Pot:

  • Place 1/2 cup water in the bottom of the Instant Pot. Place the pumpkin on the┬árack and cook high pressure 13 to 15 minutes. Quick release and set aside to cool.
  • Scoop flesh out into a bowl and puree in blender or with an immersion blender.

Oven Method:

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Cut pumpkin into quarters and place on a baking dish and roast 45 to 50 minutes, until the pumpkin is tender when pierced with a fork.
  • Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  • Scoop flesh out into a bowl and puree in blender or with an immersion blender.

Nutrition

Serving: 1will vary
Freestyle Points: 0