How to Make Pumpkin Puree: 4 Easy Steps

How to Make Pumpkin Puree: 4 Easy Steps

While you can find pumpkin puree in grocery stores year-round, fall is the time when cans of it start to fly off the shelves, as we look to make delicious autumn-inspired recipes like a pumpkin spice shake or pumpkin spice energy balls. But this year, try something new and make homemade pumpkin puree for your recipes. Why? It comes down to flavor. “[There’s] nothing like home-grown pumpkins and making your own puree,” says Mary Competti, co-owner of Old World Garden Farms in rural Ohio. “The taste simply can’t be beat.” Even better? Pumpkin contains vitamins A and C, folate, potassium, phosphorus, and fiber, says Leslie Beck, a registered dietitian in Toronto, Canada. Here’s how to make fresh pumpkin puree from scratch, four different ways. How to Make Pumpkin Puree Before we get into how to make homemade pumpkin puree, it’s important to start with the right pumpkin and prep it properly. 1. Choose the right pumpkin Skip... Read More