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How to Make Pumpkin Puree

1. Place pumpkin on a steady surface. Use a small knife to cut around the stem.

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2. Remove lid and scoop out stringy fibers and seeds. Rinse seeds and save for roasting and making pepitas.

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3. Roast whole pumpkin without lid in a preheated 350°F oven until fork-tender, 1-2 hours. (You can also cut in half and bake sides-down until fork-tender.)

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4. Scrape pumpkin meat from shell and puree in a blender.

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5. Strain to remove any stringy pieces.

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