Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

Now is a great time to try different Pumpkin recipes. On of my favorite is this Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree.

An easy, quick, and great recipe of Pumpkin Puree which can be cooked in an Instant Pot in only 20 minutes!

A great side dish to diversify your dinner table!

All you need is pumpkin, water and salt and pepper!

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Why this recipe work?

You can buy a canned ready-made Pumpkin puree and that's also handy but this is where the trick happens!

Well, certainly nothing beats the savory flavor and the texture which is very smooth of a homemade puree.

What to do with the left-out Pumpkin seeds?

You can save the left-out pumpkin seeds to make roasted pumpkin some other day.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

How to store

You can keep the Pumpkin Puree in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

How to Freeze

Keep the puree in an airtight container and freeze for up to 3 months.

Thaw in the refrigerator overnight before reheating and you use.

How to make

Gather the necessary ingredients.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

Remove the seeds and cut the pumpkin into small pieces.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

Pour 1 cup of water and pumpkin pieces into the Instant Pot.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

Set the pot to high pressure for 15 minutes.

Do a Quick Release.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

Puree pumpkin using a fork or immersion blender.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

An easy and simple way to make homemade pumpkin puree from scratch…
5 from 3 votes
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree, pumpkin, Pumpkin Puree
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Corrie


  • ½ pumpkin cubed
  • ½ cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Remove the seeds and cut the pumpkin into small pieces.
  • Pour water into the Instant pot and place the pumpkin inside.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.
  • When cooking time ends to a quick pressure release.
  • Add salt and pepper and mash the pumpkin using a fork or immersion blender.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂


Calories: 35kcal Carbohydrates: 9g Protein: 1g Fat: 1g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 1g Sodium: 3mg Potassium: 462mg Fiber: 1g Sugar: 4g Vitamin A: 11578IU Vitamin C: 12mg Calcium: 29mg Iron: 1mg


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