PUMPKIN - COOKED PUMPKIN
Preparation time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Number of servings: 6
Number of 5 A Day servings: 1
• 1 medium pumpkin
Preheat oven to 300 ° F.
Cut pumpkin into small manageable pieces and cut off pith and seeds.
Place cut pumpkin, skin side up, in a large roasting pan
Add ¼ cup water, and bake uncovered for 1 hour or until tender.
Remove from oven, and allow pumpkin to cool.
When cooled, cut away skin, and mash or puree the pumpkin flesh.
Use in any recipe that calls for canned pureed pumpkin.
CDC Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion - www.cdc.gov