1/2 cup canned solid pack pumpkin
1 large egg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon (generous) baking powder
1/2 cup all purpose flour
3 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Bring large pot of salted water to boil. Whisk pumpkin, egg, salt,
nutmeg and baking powder in large bowl to blend. Mix in flour (dough
will be soft).
Dip 1/2-teaspoon measuring spoon into boiling water to moisten.
Scoop up generous 1/2 teaspoon of dough and return spoon to water,
allowing dough to drop. Working in 2 batches, repeat dropping 1/2
teaspoonfuls of dough into water, first dipping spoon into water to
moisten each time. Boil dumpling until cooked through, about 10
minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer to colander and drain.
Melt butter in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add dumplings.
Sauté until beginning to brown, about 8 minutes. Transfer dumplings
to bowl. Sprinkle with cheese and serve.
Makes 4 Side-Dish Servings.