In a large saute' pan on high heat, add butter, water, garlic, parsley, onion and carrots. Allow to cook for 2-3 minutes. Add pumpkin (and bacon if using). Allow to cook stirring occasionally until liquid is evaporated and the veggies start to sizzle.
Add bacon to veggies, and continue to saute' until veggies start to brown and caramelize. Salt to taste and serve.