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    Butternut Pear Soup

    Butternut Pear Soup. Photo by Rita~

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    40 mins

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    30 mins

    Rita~'s Note:

    I've made this soup fast, tasty, and easy! It 's creamy fruity with a slight kick from the ginger. A real comfort soup. I don't peel my squash just blend it up smooth in a vita mix or any high powered blender. You never know it's in there. But your body will love you for it! This I tried to keep low in fat and sugar by using low fat milk and pears in a light syrup. In the picture I garnished with Spicy Roasted Butternut Seeds / Pumpkin Seeds and fresh ripe pears slices. Alternate method for pureeing butternut Pureed Squash Butternut, Acorn Any Hard Winter Squash!

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    Season to taste

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Slice butternut into 4 and remove seeds and fiber.
    2. 2
      Place in a microwave oven and cook till tender for 10-15 minutes.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile saute onions in butter for 10 minutes till golden brown then add brown sugar and spices cook for 5 more minutes over low heat. Add broth to deglaze the pot!
    4. 4
      Cube squash and if you have a good blender like a vita mix you don`t have to peel just put it in you blender along with all the ingredients and process till smooth.
    5. 5
      In a pot add all ingredients and simmer 10 minutes.
    6. 6
      Taste and season with salt and sherry if desired.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 02, 2008

      55

      Fabulous! But here are my changes. I had everything in my pantry (I was amazed) except curry powder so I left that out, although I was upset to find out my pears had corn syrup on them (grr), so I used fresh instead. It takes longer than 10 minutes to cook the onions until golden, and I did more of a deep golden for more flavor. I did not use milk, I used more chicken stock in place of the milk. We served it with a fresh fruit salad, fresh homemade rolls and a good ham. The saltiness of the ham went perfect with the sweet soup. My mother and I agreed that milk would have made it too desserty. Although I may try it with coconut milk. We didn't use milk at first due to allergy, but loved it without it anyway! Thanks!

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    • on November 20, 2007

      55

      Very tasty! I'd never thought of putting pears in a soup, but it really works. I used fresh pears instead of tinned, and used extra vegetable stock instead of milk. Great recipe!

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    • on January 28, 2006

      55

      I made a few changes too, I didn't use the crystalized ginger as i didn't have any. I used pears in natural juices and coconut milk it was fantasti!! Creamy spicy and delicious!!! Thank You!

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    Nutritional Facts for Butternut Pear Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (334 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 176.2
     
    Calories from Fat 35
    19%
    Total Fat 3.8 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 2.3 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 10.6 mg
    3%
    Sodium 153.3 mg
    6%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.4 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    18%
    Sugars 15.7 g
    62%
    Protein 4.6 g
    9%

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    crystallized ginger

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