Creamed Pumpkin


1 pound seeded, peeled, and cubed pumpkin

2 tablespoons water

2 tablespoons sugar

1/2-1 teaspoon salt, or to taste

2 teaspoons cinnamon

3/4 teaspoon allspice

1 tablespoon butter or margarine

1/2 cup sour cream or non-dairy sour cream


Place pumpkin and water in a medium saucepan, cover, and cook over low heat for 20 minutes, or until pumpkin is tender.

Remove pan from heat and mash pumpkin with a fork or potato masher. Add sugar, salt, cinnamon, allspice, and butter or margarine and stir. Return pan to stove over low heat. Add sour cream, stirring until mixture is smooth.

Makes 4-6 servings as an accompaniment.