Homemade Pumpkin Puree in the Instant Pot

Pressure Cooker Pumpkin Puree made fast and easy

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Pumpkin Puree can be whipped up in your kitchen with exactly 5 seconds of prep.  All thanks to our favorite kitchen appliance, the Pressure Cooker AKA Instant Pot




  1. Pour 1 cup of water into the pressure cooker pot.  Place a low rise trivet inside and place pumpkin on top.
  2. Secure the lid and turn pressure release knob to a sealed position.  Cook at high pressure for 25 minutes.
  3. When cooking is complete, use a quick release.
  4. Let pumpkin cool slightly.  Peel with a knife or by hand.  Cut pumpkin in half and remove the seeds.
  5. Mash pumpkin with a fork until smooth.  Can also put into a blender to get it really smooth.
  6. Use immediately, refrigerate, or freeze.


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