Use this as a base for pumpkin recipes such as pies, tarts, or gratins.
- Yield: Makes 3 1/2 cups
Source: Everyday Food, October 2008
- 1 sugar pumpkin (about 4 pounds), peeled, seeded, and cut into 2-inch chunks
Set a steamer basket in a saucepan filled with 1 inch water. Cover; bring to a boil. Add pumpkin. Cover; cook until very tender, about 15 minutes. Puree in a food processor until smooth.