I bought an extra pumpkin for the chili cook-offs I was entered and turned out I only needed one pumpkin. I finally got around to baking my leftover pumpkin and this time instead of dicing it, I decided to roast it and make a homemade purée. However, that was my first time roasting a pumpkin and roasted pumpkin by itself is delicious… I definitely are some of it before I puréed the roasted pumpkin! Here’s the method I followed for roasting and puréeing a pumpkin:
The pumpkin I had was pretty small though, and all it needed was 20 minutes at 400 degrees. That was perfect enough!