Ginger, Pumpkin, Pear Soup
from Genesys Athletic Club
2 tblsp. olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1/2 cup fresh ginger, minced (or one whole root)
3 pears, peels, cored and sliced thin
2-16 oz or 1-28 oz. can pumpkin puree
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
4 cups chicken stock
- Saute ginger, onion, and pears in olive oil.
- Stir in pumpkin, seasoning, and stock; bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes.
- Puree in small batches in blender, or use stick blender in pot to blend smooth.
Makes six servings