Gourd fans are in luck- pumpkins can be easily frozen in their raw, puréed, or cooked state. They can be stored safely for up to three months, at which point you should make sure you use it up. Stocking up on this root vegetable is perfect for the colder seasons and you’ll be glad you’ve got some saved when you’re in a cooking rut – we’ve got some cooking ideas for frozen pumpkin below.
Got more veg that’s in need of storing, but you’re not sure how best to do it? Take a look at our guides on freezing celery, asparagus, and cucumber. Not a veggie hoarder? Maybe carbs are your thing, in which case knowing about freezing bread or rice could be useful.