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Pumpkin Puree

Yield about 2 1/2 cups pumpkin puree
Here's an easy puree recipe for Pumpkin Waffles and Pumpkin-Cinnamon Streusel Buns.

Ingredients

  • 1 (2-pound) pumpkin

Nutrition Information

  • calories 165
  • caloriesfromfat 3 %
  • fat 0.6 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 6.4 g
  • carbohydrate 41.3 g
  • fiber 3.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 5.1 mg
  • sodium 6 mg
  • calcium 133 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut the pumpkin in half lengthwise, discarding seeds and membranes. Place pumpkin halves, cut sides down, in a baking dish, and add 1/4 cup water to the dish. Cover with heavy-duty plastic wrap, and vent. Microwave at high 10 minutes (or about 5 minutes per pound) until pumpkin is tender when pierced with a fork. Cool slightly, and scoop out filling.