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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.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2007

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Recipe Summary

total:
4 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Tips

Note: We use bottled ginger juice (pressed gingerroot) to add the taste of fresh ginger without the work of mincing or grating. Use it to flavor drinks, stir-fries, marinades or anywhere you'd use fresh ginger. Find it in specialty stores or online at gingerpeople.com.

Nutrition Facts

69 calories; protein 0.3g; carbohydrates 14.4g; dietary fiber 1.9g; sugars 10.6g; fat 0.1g; vitamin a iu 14.9IU; vitamin c 3.4mg; folate 4.7mcg; calcium 7.4mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 6.5mg; potassium 87.5mg; sodium 50.2mg.
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Rating: 5 stars
10/30/2011
these are perfect for a fall party! wonderful flavor! Read More