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Pear Brie Soup

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Ingredients
  Pears 3⁄4 Pound, peeled, halved, cored, chopped (2 Small Sized)
  Ginger 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Evaporated milk 5 Ounce (2/3 Cup)
  Brie cheese 4 Ounce, well chilled, rind removed, cut into small cubes
  Nutmeg 1 Pinch
Directions

MAKING
1. In medium saucepan, add in pears, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and 1 cup of the chicken broth, stir.
2. Bring the contents to boil.
3. Decrease heat, cook under cover for 15 to 20 minutes until pears are tender.
4. Puree mixture in a food processor bowl with metal blade or blender container. Set aside.
5. Use medium heat to melt margarine in a heavy saucepan.
6. Stir in flour.
7. Add in the chicken broth; cook for 1 minute.
8. Add in evaporated milk and stir.
9. Add cheese, stir until it melts and becomes smooth.
10. Add the pureed pear.
11. Use gentle heat and avoid boiling.

SERVING
12. Use nutmeg for seasoning or garnish as desired.
13. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Pear
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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