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Autumn Pear and Pumpkin Soup

Makes: 6 servings
Start to Finish 25 mins
Autumn Pear and Pumpkin Soup
  • 1/2  cup  chopped onion
  • 1/2  cup  water
  • 2  teaspoons  instant chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 15  ounce can  pumpkin
  • 2 1/2  cups  half-and-half or light cream
  • 1 3/4  cups  pear nectar
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1/4  teaspoon  white pepper
  •  Pear slices (optional)

1. In a large saucepan combine onion, water, and bouillon granules. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, about 10 minutes or until onion is very tender; cool slightly. Do not drain.

2. Transfer mixture to a blender container or food processor bowl. Add pumpkin. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Return pumpkin mixture to saucepan. Stir in half-and-half or light cream, pear nectar, ginger, and white pepper. Cook and stir until heated through.

3. Ladle into soup bowls. If desired, garnish each serving with pear slices. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Autumn Pear and Pumpkin Soup)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 210,
  • Fat, total (g) 12,
  • chol. (mg) 37,
  • sat. fat (g) 7,
  • carb. (g) 24,
  • pro. (g) 4,
  • sodium (mg) 337,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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