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How to Roast Pumpkin

This easy and delicious recipe will teach you how to roast pumpkin at home in no time! Use to make pumpkin puree, cubed pumpkin and more!
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy free condiment
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 150kcal
Author LarishaBernard


  • 1 small sugar or pie pumpkin (~2-6lbs)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Remove the stem.
  • Cut the pumpkin in half all the way around the pumpkin.
    *If cubing, remove the skin with a peeler or pairing knife carefully first.
  • Remove the seeds and strings.

For Pumpkin Puree

  • Place on a baking sheet. No need to use oil.
    *If pureeing, do not add any spices.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until a fork easily pierces through.
  • Remove and let cool to touch.
  • Use a fork to pull the pumpkin flesh away from the skin.
  • Add to a high powdered blender and blender. May need a splash of water to get started.

For Roasted Cubed Pumpkins

  • Cut into 1 inch slices, then into 1 inch cubes.
  • Drizzle with oil and any optional spices. Toss to combine.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until easily pierced with a fork.
  • Use immediately or place in an air tight container for 3-4 days.



Serving: 0.25pumpkin | Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 1156mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 28944IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 71mg | Iron: 3mg