Sweet Potato and Pear Soup

Serve Sweet Potato and Pear Soup as an appetizer before a holiday meal, or as a light dinner with crusty rolls.

Sweet Potato and Pear Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 (11.5 ounce) can Pear KERNS from LIBBY'S All Nectar
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cups peeled and diced sweet potatoes
  • 3 pears, peeled, cored and diced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, cook for 10 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add potatoes, pears, nectar, broth and cinnamon stick; cook until mixture comes to a gentle boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low; cook for 45 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  5. Remove cinnamon stick.
  6. Puree soup in several batches until smooth; return to saucepan.
  7. Season to taste with salt and ground black pepper.
  8. Serve with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon, if desired.

Yield: 6 servings

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Nestlé® and Meals.com