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.