Pear, Pea and Watercress Soup

Pear, Pea and Watercress Soup
Pear, Pea and Watercress Soup

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    Tbsp butter

  • 1

    small onion, finely chopped

  • 1

    lb firm pears, peeled, cored and finely sliced

  • 2

    lbs fresh peas, shelled (or use 1 2/3 lbs frozen peas)

  • 1/2

    cup dry sherry

  • 1/4

    tsp salt

  • 1/4

    tsp ground white pepper

  • pinch of ground mace

  • 4

    cups chicken stock

  • 2

    bunches watercress, stalks removed

  • 2

    fresh or dried pears, thinly sliced

Directions

1. In a large saucepan, melt butter and add the onion pears and peas. Cook for 2-3 minutes over gentle heat. Add sherry and seasoning and cook, covered, for 20 minutes over low heat. Add stock and watercress and bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes, then remove from heat and cool a little. 2. Blend soup until smooth, then sieve back into the saucepan. Gently reheat. Ladle into bowls and garnish with slices of pear.

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