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Pear-Ginger Shooters

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From EatingWell:  November/December 2007

Fresh ginger and fragrant cinnamon infuse this chilled pear soup. Serve it in large shot glasses. Guests may add a splash of vodka if they like.

12 servings, about 1/3 cup each | Active Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 4 3/4 hours (including chilling time)

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Stir pears, cider, wine, ginger (or ginger juice) to taste, lemon juice, cinnamon stick and salt in a large saucepan; bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Cover, reduce heat, and gently simmer until the pears are very tender, about 20 minutes.
  2. Discard the cinnamon stick. Pour the soup into a large blender or food processor; add honey. Blend or process until smooth. (Use caution when pureeing hot liquids.) Pour into a large bowl, cover and refrigerate until cold, at least 4 hours. Pour into small glasses to serve.

Nutrition

Per serving : 67 Calories; 0 g Fat; 0 g Sat; 0 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 14 g Carbohydrates; 0 g Protein; 2 g Fiber; 50 mg Sodium; 85 mg Potassium

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 fruit

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