Monday, November 17, 2008

Pumpkin recipes

I found a website overflowing with pumpkiny goodness. I still have several pounds of pumpkin left, but I made pumpkin soup and bread. Yea- verily good!

Here is the soup recipe from their website for your approval. Go check out their other recipes...

Pumpkin Soup

Yield: 4-6 servings
This is a tasty recipe. Ingredients are approximate and can be adapted to your preference.
2 Tbs. margarine or butter1 large onion, chopped1 stalk celery, chopped pumpkin, cut in chunks - about 3 cups3-4 cups milk salt, to taste pepper, to taste nutmeg, to taste parsley flakes, to taste
Remove top of pumpkin and clean out seeds. Place pumpkin in microwave for about 5 min. on high. This will enable you to cut it more easily. Cut outer skin off and cut into chunks. Put aside.In a large pot melt margarine or butter. Sauté onion and celery until tender. Pour milk into pot and heat slowly. While milk is heating, put in the pumpkin chunks. Allow to simmer for about 20 minutes until pumpkin is tender.Add seasonings such as salt, pepper, nutmeg, and parsley flakes.

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