Potato Pear Soup Recipe

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Leona
Leona December 22, 2020
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How To Make Potato Pear Soup

This potato pear soup recipe is the perfect example of a savory and sweet soup that just works. Make this rich and creamy dish on the next rainy day.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspbutter or olive oil
  • 1large leek,thinly sliced, dark green parts discarded
  • 3clovesgarlic,minced
  • 2lbsRusset potatoes,peeled and roughly diced
  • 2pears,cored and diced
  • 4cupschicken broth,or vegetable broth
  • 1tbspfresh rosemary,finely chopped
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • Salt and black pepper,to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the white and light-green parts of the leek, and saute for 5 minutes until tender, stirring occasionally.

  2. Add garlic, potatoes and pears and saute for an additional 2 minutes. Add broth and chopped fresh rosemary and bring to a boil.

  3. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the potatoes are fork-tender.

  4. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup. Or transfer to a blender in small batches and pulse until pureed.

  5. Return to saucepan and stir in heavy cream. Season generously with salt and freshly-cracked black pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 953.50kcal
  • Fat: 35.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.44g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 14.28g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.07g
  • Carbohydrates: 140.89g
  • Fiber: 13.84g
  • Sugar: 32.47g
  • Protein: 25.23g
  • Cholesterol: 95.91mg
  • Sodium: 2909.18mg
  • Calcium: 190.46mg
  • Potassium: 2830.47mg
  • Iron: 6.98mg
  • Vitamin A: 299.63µg
  • Vitamin C: 43.45mg
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