Pumpkin Soup with Manchego Croutons
To Toast Seeds:
Rinse seeds to remove strings; pat dry. Spread in a shallow baking pan; sprinkle with 1/8 tsp. salt and 1/8 tsp. black pepper. Roast in a 400°F oven 5 to 8 minutes, stirring once.
To Serve in a Whole Pumpkin:
Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut off top portion of a 6-lb. pumpkin; remove seeds and strings. Place right side up on a baking sheet lined with foil; brush inside and out with vegetable oil. Roast 40 minutes or until golden brown and just tender; let cool. Fill with soup.