Ingredients35 m servings
- 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.
- 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.
- Ladle into soup bowls. If desired, garnish each serving with pear slices.
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ReviewsRead all reviews 5
While the combination of pear and pumpkin sounded appealing I found that this soup missed the mark. It was too sweet and there was not enough pumpkin flavor. I think that the soup is improved ...
Found soup too thin and sweet as well. May play around with proportions to come up with a thicker, heartier soup.
I made this as a first course for Thanksgiving. Everyone loved it---this is a VERY simple, elegant soup to make. Because it is so rich, we think this is definitely a "sipper" soup--couldn't im...
This is a wonderful, easy Autumn dish. I served it at a party and everyone wanted the recipe!