Just Say No to Canned Pumpkin!
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Simple way to get fresh pumpkin meat for any use!
Recipe type: seasonal
Cuisine: pumpkin
  • 1 small pumpkin
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 dash himalayan sea salt
  1. preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. cut pumpkin in half, remove seeds and stringy part using a spoon (seeds can be roasted separately)
  3. either leave in halves, or cut into 1 inch thick strips (more slices, faster cooking)
  4. place pieces on large roasting tray, drizzle olive oil
  5. add sea salt (and any other desired spices - cinnamon, pumpkin spice, etc)
  6. roast slices for 20-30 minutes, checking for firmness. Puncturing skin with a fork helps speed cooking
  7. remove from oven, dig meat out of shell with spoon
  8. store meat in airtight container
  9. freeze until needed
  10. pumpkin
Recipe by Fit Dude Food | Nutrition Made Tasty | John Hays at http://fitdudefood.com/canned-pumpkin/