Roasted Pear and Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Roasted Pear and Butternut Squash Soup recipe? Learn how to make Roasted Pear and Butternut Squash Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by crhabich

Makes 6 servings



From Eating Well http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/roasted_pear_butternut_soup_with_crumbled_stilton.html

Recipe Ingredients for Roasted Pear and Butternut Squash Soup

2 pears, peeled, quartered and cored
2 pounds butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 2-inch chunks
1 leek, pale green and white parts only, halved lengthwise, sliced and washed thoroughly
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 tsp salt, divided
4 cups vegetable broth
2/3 cup blue cheese, crumbled (e.g. Stilton)
1 tbsp chives, fresh, minced (or scallion greens)

Recipe Directions for Roasted Pear and Butternut Squash Soup

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.

  2. Combine pears, squash, tomatoes, leek, garlic, oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper in a large bowl; toss to coat. Spread evenly on a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender, 40 to 55 minutes. Let cool slightly.

  3. Place half the vegetables and 2 cups broth in a blender; puree until smooth. Transfer to a large saucepan. Puree the remaining vegetables and 2 cups broth. Add to the pan and stir in the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.

  4. Cook the soup over medium-low heat, stirring, until hot, about 10 minutes. Divide among 6 bowls and garnish with cheese and chives (or scallion greens).

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 417.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
237
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.0g
15%
Saturated Fat
3.7g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
11mg
4%
Sodium
922mg
38%
Potassium
823mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
31.9g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5.5g
22%
Sugars
11.3g
Protein
8.5g
Vitamin A 329% Vitamin C 62%
Calcium 18% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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