Pumpkin Soup

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Appears in
The Cooking of the USA

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1993

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Pumpkins are a common sight in the fall in New England. Their lovely orange colour and round shapes look wonderful in the fields – and in the greengrocers. They make very good soup of a beautiful pale orange colour and a delicate flavour, a perfect start, to any meal.


  • 3 lb (1.3 kg) piece of pumpkin
  • 1 oz (25


Scrape out the seeds and the stringy centre from the piece of pumpkin. Place it skin side up on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for about 45 minutes, until the pumpkin is tender when pierced with a fork. Scrape the pulp from the shell and r