How to Bake A Pumpkin

How to Bake A Pumpkin

You can use this technique for baking whole pumpkin and any type of squash type veggies. You can use the pumpkin in smoothies, cakes, pies, pancakes, breads, puddings, baked gratins, soufles and pretty much anything else you can think of.

1. Clean the outside of a "Sugar" or "Pie" pumpkin. Jack O Lanterns will not taste very good.

2. Cut the stalk at the top of the pumpkin.

3. With a heavy knife, slice the pumpkin width wise through the middle.

4. Scoop out all of the pumpkin goo and seeds from the inside. Make sure to scrape the sides and get it super clean.

5. Place the pumpkin halves on a baking sheet, cover very tightly with foil and bake at 350 F for 75 minutes.

6. Remove the pumpkins from the oven and let them sit for 30 minutes.

7. Remove the foil, cool completely and scoop the pumpkin from the skin.

8. Smash or puree the pumpkin using a potato smasher, food processor, hand blender or blender.

9. Place the pumpkin in an airtight container in the fridge or freeze for later use.

Now Get Crackin'!

Chef Egg


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