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Pumpkin puree

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Homemade pumpkin puree is easy to make from scratch. Follow this recipe to make a simple DIY pumpkin puree at home.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin puree
Servings: 4 cups
Calories: 44kcal


  • 1.5 lbs pumpkin
  • Olive oil as desired
  • Salt if you want to use the puree just for savory meals


  • Heat oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut the pumpkin in half, if you are using a smaller one, or into wedges if you have a large pumpkin.
    Pumpkin puree ingredients
  • Scoop out the seeds.
    pumpkin puree scoop seeds
  • Brush the pumpkin with some oil.
    pumpkin puree add oil
  • Place the pumpkin cut side down on a baking sheet.
    pumpkin puree cut
  • Bake the pumpkin until soft, for 45-60 minutes.
    Pumpkin puree baked
  • Scoop out the flesh.
    pumpkin puree scooped
  • Place it in a food blender or processor.
    pumpkin puree put in blender
  • Process until you have a smooth pumpkin puree.
    pumpkin puree blended



Calories: 44kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 578mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 14480IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg
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