This is a basic recipe for making puree which can be used in cooking and can be frozen for year round use.
I am also posting a recipe or two for using the puree. If you have pawpaws growing locally you might like to try using them. Pawpaw puree can be substituted for mashed bananas in any muffin, bread, pie, or cookie recipe you might like to use
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- several ripe pawpaws
Ripe pawpaws last only a few days at room temperature, but may be kept for a week in the refrigerator. Ripe pawpaw meat, with skin and seeds removed, can be pureed and frozen for later use.
Simply peel the pawpaw and place chunks of the fruit in a blender or food processor to puree.
They provide delicious and nutritious food. People usually eat them raw.
The flavor of the fruit is like a blend of tropical flavors, including banana, pineapple,
and mango. If you would like to try cooking with them pawpaws are a good substitute for bananas in almost any recipe.
They are a good source of potassium and several essential amino acids, and they also contain significant amounts of riboflavin, niacin, calcium, phosphorus, and zinc.