This is a tasty recipe. Ingredients are approximate and can be adapted
to your preference.
2 Tbs. margarine or butter
1 large onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
pumpkin, cut in chunks - about 3 cups
3-4 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.