Pumpkin is a winter squash with a round, smooth skin that get its orange tones at the end of summer and is harvested from Fall to Winter.
It’s a vegetable native to North America that can be used to make a large variety of recipes.
It’s indeed very easy to accommodate in sweet pumpkin recipes and in savory pumpkin recipes.
The classic pumpkin recipes are:
We have many recipes made with pumpkin puree.
It’s a very versatile ingredient that can make anything from Pumpkin Spice Lattes to Pumpkin Muffins.
If you choose to make your own pumpkin puree, there are many ways to do so.
You can either roast, steam, or boil your pumpkin before turning it into a puree with your food processor or blender.
For a full recipe, read how to make your own pumpkin puree.
You can also make Pumpkin Puree For Babies.
There are many commercial options to avoid having to make your own pumpkin puree.
However, many of these brands make pumpkin pie filling and name it pumpkin puree.
Classic pumpkin puree should only contain pumpkin, nothing else. On the other hand, pumpkin pie filling is often full of added sugar, spices, and several additives that you’d rather avoid.
Our favorite recipes with pumpkin puree are:
When you buy a whole pumpkin, keep the seeds!
They are extremely healthy, rich in healthy fat (19g), protein (19g), Potassium (919mg), Iron, Magnesium, and Calcium.
It’s very easy to turn your fresh seeds into roasted Pumpkin Seeds that you can then eat as a snack or add to many recipes.
Our favorite recipes with pumpkin seeds are: