Simple Pumpkin Soup
1/2 cup onion
3 tbsp. butter
2 cups mashed cooked pumpkin
1 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 tsp. ground pepper
3 cups chicken broth
1/2 cup half and half or fat free half and half.
Chop the onions and gently brown in the butter in a pan.
Put mashed pumpkin into onions in pan with the salt, sugar, nutmeg and pepper.
Slowly add chicken broth and heat thoroughly, but do not boil.
To serve, pour into a tureen and add the cream. Makes 4 to 6 small servings