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Gingered Squash and Pear Soup

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Gingered Squash and Pear Soup

This soup is so quick and easy and it's absolutely delicious.  It was in a Halloween magazine but can be served all winter long.  It also freezes well. 

Makes 8 cups

 

SOUP INGREDIENTS:

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 Chopped Onion

1 Tbsp Grated Ginger

1 Large Butternut Squash, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks

2 Ripe Pears, peeled, cored and chopped

4 cups Chicken Broth

Salt and Pepper to taste

Sour Cream to garnish

Optional: Toasted Pumpkin Seed Garnish

 

METHOD:

 

Sautee the chopped onion and grated ginger in oil in a large pot until onion is tender.

Add the squash.

Add the pears.

Add the Chicken Broth and Salt and Pepper to taste

Bring to a boil

Cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes until squash is tender.

Cool slightly, then puree until smooth.

Garnish with Sour Cream and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

 

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