Okay, so you’ve taken the time to bake a whole pumpkin or butternut, and now the question is ‘What do I do with all of this tasty orange flesh?!’
Depending on what your tastes are, there are quite a few ways in which to make the most of the freshly baked pumpkin.
I wait for the pumpkins/butternuts to cool down, then use a spoon and scoop out the flesh. It is easily done.
I then place it into a blender, and pulse it until a thick and creamy puree is formed. It only takes a few very short minutes, and you’re all done. You could also just use a potato masher, if you like the flesh more solid and not in liquid form.
I’ve used the puree in the following recipes:
How do you use up pumpkin puree? Would love to hear your ideas and tips.