COMBINE pumpkin, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Season with salt. Top as desired. Serve along with beef, pork or chicken.
FOR SWEET PUMPKIN PUREE WITH MARSHMALLOW-PECAN TOPPING:
PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Prepare puree mixture as above; do not top with toppings. Pour hot mixture into ungreased 1 1/2-quart casserole dish. Top with 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows and 1/4 cup toasted pecans. Bake for 4 to 5 minutes or until marshmallows are puffy.