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Roasted Pear-Butternut Soup with Crumbled Stilton

October/November 2006

Your rating: None Average: 4.1 (143 votes)

Here pears are roasted to sweet perfection with butternut squash and pureed to create a creamy soup that gets a luxurious garnish of Stilton cheese. You can serve this as a first course or with a salad and crusty bread for a light autumn supper.



READER'S COMMENT:
"The flavor of this soup was really great...and it was the first time I'd ever roasted a pear. Unfortunately, mine had that "grainy" pear texture. I used Bosc pears, which are pretty hard and generally gritty in texture. I would recommend...
Roasted Pear-Butternut Soup with Crumbled Stilton Recipe

55 Reviews for Roasted Pear-Butternut Soup with Crumbled Stilton

11/20/2009
Anonymous

I made this today for lunch. Both my husband and I were a bit disappointed. He felt it needed more salt and so did I. I added some before putting it away and it helped but it is still missing something. Maybe adding some parsnips to the roasting session? I don't know. It just seemed to be lacking a bit for us. I'll try it again and see what I come up with.

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11/11/2009
Anonymous

I just made this for dinner after having had a craving for butternut squash soup. I was tired of the stuff out of cans and pouches, and decided to give making it from scratch myself a whirl. And it was so worth it. This was just delicious, so good that I couldn't stop myself from licking the bowl just a little as I was putting my dish in the dish washer.

I highly recommend this.

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11/01/2009
Anonymous

I made this soup for a dinner party and it was a huge hit - so easy too!

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10/25/2009
Anonymous

Wonderful soup. Definately company-worthy. Stilton cheese was delicious on top! Thanks for this healthful and delicious recipe!

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09/28/2009
Anonymous

I have made this soup several times and it is always a hit;it's actually my husbands favorite. The kitchen smells lovely as the vegetables roast.

Cynthia Risby, Norwich, UK

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