how to cook a pumpkin in the instant pot

how to cook a pumpkin in the instant pot

How to Cook a Pumpkin in the Instant Pot

Cooking a pumpkin in the Instant Pot couldn’t be easier. All you need is a medium-sized pumpkin, a few simple ingredients, and you’re good to go. Follow these simple steps to make a delicious pumpkin dish in no time at all!

Preparing the Pumpkin

  1. Wash the pumpkin with soap and water and remove any dirt or debris.
  2. Cut the pumpkin into cubes of the same size.
  3. Remove the stem and the seeds.

Cooking the Pumpkin

  1. Add 1 cup of water to your Instant Pot.
  2. Place the cubed pumpkin in the Instant Pot and secure the lid.
  3. Set the Instant Pot to Manual (high pressure) for 4 minutes.
  4. Once cooking is complete, allow the pressure to naturally release for 15 minutes.
  5. Carefully open the lid and remove the cooked pumpkin.

Serving the Pumpkin

The cooked pumpkin is now ready to eat. You can serve it as-is, with a little butter or oil, or you can mash it up and season it to your liking. If you’re feeling adventurous, try adding some spices or herbs to give the dish an extra kick! Enjoy!