Mrs. Bain’s Pumpkin Soup

Meal type Carrots, Celery, Cinnamon
, Onions, Pumpkin
Season Fall, Winter


  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5 celery stalks, sliced
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 5 pounds fresh pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon beef base
  • 1 teaspoon chicken base
2 cloves of garlic

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 gallon water


1 Peel the pumpkin, cut into pieces and steam until tender.
2 In a large pot, place the remaining vegetables and ingredients in the water and boil till very soft.
3 Remove from heat and let cool.
4 Once the soup has cooled enough to handle, place in a blender and puree.
5 You might need to do this in batches. After pureeing, pour though a sieve to take out any lumps.
6 Adjust seasoning to taste, add a dollop of sour cream, if desired.