Hot pumpkin soup is a vegetarians delight with real pumpkin, sweet potatoes, celery, and other vegetables from the garden. A chunky, filling soup that is heart warming, quick and easy to prepare.

Vegetarian Pumpkin Vegetable Soup

10 c water
3 tbs vegetable base
3 ribs celery, diced
1 small onion, diced
1 small pumpkin cleaned, diced, enough for 5 cups
3 carrots, peeled, 1/2'd then sliced
2 small red potatoes, diced ( no need to peel)
1 large sweet potato, peeled, diced
1/2 tsp white pepper
1 small pinch nutmeg

Combine all ingredients into a large soup kettle. Bring to boil then turn down to simmer for 1 hour. Stir every 15 minutes, Remove from heat and serve.

Goes with any salad, crackers, muffins, fresh fruit, crusty breads, sandwiches etc.