Go Back
+ servings
instant pot pumpkin puree
Print Recipe
5 from 1 vote

Instant Pot Pumpkin Puree

How to cook pumpkin puree with your instant pot pressure cooker. You will love how delicious homemade instant pot pumpkin puree is and then you can use it for baby food, making all your favourite fall treats as well as for homemade pumpkin pie.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time7 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Instant Pot
Servings: 8
Calories: 265kcal


Make Into Pumpkin Pie Filling

Kitchen Gadgets


  • Place 1 cup (240ml) of water into the bottom of your instant pot pressure cooker. Peel and dice your pumpkin add it to a steamer basket and lower into the instant pot. Season.
    How To Make Pumpkin Puree?
  • Place the lid on the instant pot, set the valve to sealing and cook for 5 minutes, followed by a quick pressure release, then remove the lid.
    How To Make Pumpkin Puree?
  • Remove the steamer basket and transfer the pumpkin into a mesh strainer over a bowl and then allow the liquid to drain through. This will stop your pumpkin from being watery and easy to use in recipes. You can also drain it over the instant pot.
    How To Make Pumpkin Puree?
  • Allow it to drain for a further 5-10 minutes to get rid of the last bit of the pumpkin water and shake the mesh strainer and it will turn into a pumpkin puree ball.
    How To Make Pumpkin Puree?
  • Then load into a bowl and it is done.
    How To Make Pumpkin Puree?
  • Alternatively, add the pumpkin pie filling ingredients listed above and load them into a bowl with the pumpkin puree and mix to create pumpkin pie filling.
    How To Make Pumpkin Puree?



Savoury. The seasoning on the steamed pumpkin cubes is optional. You can leave it out for baby food, or to make it savoury swap for salt, pepper, and mixed spice.
Thanks for reading our instant pot pumpkin puree recipe on Recipe This. We have many more instant pot recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like to see more instant pot fall recipes then do check out our instant pot butternut squash next.


Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 313mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 5854IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition InfoPlease Note: Nutrition values are our best estimate based on the software we use at Recipe This and are meant as a guide. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
Are We Friends On Pinterest?If we are not and you use Pinterest then follow us @RecipeThisBlog for more delicious recipes.
Fancy A Video?Subscribe to the Recipe This YouTube Channel for full length recipe videos. Don't forget to click the bell icon to be notified when we upload a new video. Subscribe Here!
Copyright Notice© RecipeThis.com. ALL content including photos are copyright protected. Sharing of our recipes is both encouraged and appreciated via the social share buttons. Copying and/or pasting full recipes to any social media channel or onto your own website is strictly prohibited.