Food Pumpkin Soup Yankee Magazine • February 9, 2005 • Add Comment 0.00 avg. rating (0% score) - 0 votes Pumpkin Soup Yield: Makes 6 servings. Ingredients 1 pumpkin (about 2 pounds) 1 cup water 1-1/2 pints boiling milk 3 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon sugar salt and pepper, to taste 3 slices stale bread, cubed Instructions Seed and pare the pumpkin and cut into small pieces. Simmer in a soup kettle with water for 1-1/2 hours. Put through a sieve and return to kettle, adding other ingredients. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, and serve.