Carrot and Pear Soup
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total Prep: 55 minutes
2 tablespoons butter
1 large onion, chopped
4 cups diced carrots
2 ripe pears, peeled, cored, diced
1 tablespoon minced ginger
4 1/2 cups chicken broth
2 tablespoons diced, fresh dill
salt and pepper to taste
sour cream for garnish
3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onions and cook until translucent.
Add carrots, pears, ginger, and broth. Increase heat to medium-high. Bring to boil.
Reduce heat. Simmer and stir occasionally until carrots are tender.
Let cool enough to process in food processor until smooth.
Garnish with dill, salt and pepper.
Serve topped with sour cream and bacon crumbles.
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