Pear and Leek Soup
|Sweet butter||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Sliced leeks||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Pears||4 , peeled, cored and coarsely chopped|
|Chicken stock||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Ground savory||1 Teaspoon|
|White pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Pear||1 , peeled, cored and sliced|
|Blue cheese||2 Tablespoon|
1. In a large saucepan, heat butter. Add leeks; saute 10 minutes, until softened.
2. Add chopped pears, chicken stock, savory and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes, until pears are softened. Stir in lemon juice.
3. In batches, puree in blender or food processor, until smooth.
Soup may be served hot or cold. If serving her, return to saucepan and heat through. If serving cold, pour into large bowl and chill.
Garnish with pear slices and crumbled blue cheese.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1928 Calories from Fat 823
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 93 g143.6%
Saturated Fat 51.7 g258.6%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 237.7 mg79.2%
Sodium 2585.3 mg107.7%
Total Carbohydrates 237 g78.9%
Dietary Fiber 34 g136.1%
Sugars 114.4 g
Protein 54 g107%
Vitamin A 204.1% Vitamin C 163.4%
Calcium 66.5% Iron 88.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet