Curry Pumpkin Pressure Cooker Soup – 4 Smart Points

Fall is finally here in the northern part of the Mid-Atlantic Coast. And for me, fall means pumpkins ?. And pumpkins mean pumpkin bread, pumpkin pies, and pumpkin soup.

Now, one can always bake pumpkin goodies using canned pumpkin, but I look forward buying my pie pumpkins at the grocery store or a roadside stand in WV, and roasting my pumpkin and pureeing it myself.

To roast your own pumpkin, buy pie pumpkins (the small ones; sometimes called sugar pumpkins), remove the stem if it is still attached, and cut in half.  You will need 2-3 pumpkins depending on the size you have. You cannot use jack o’lantern pumpkins because they have a high water content and little taste – i.e., they’re not good eating.  Next, scoop the seeds out of the halves.  You can roast those later like regular pumpkin seeds.

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