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Butternut Squash Pear Soup

Butternut Squash Pear Soup

Prep time1 hour

Makes 4 generous servings

Ingredients:

1 fresh squash, peeled and cubed or one package of cubed raw squash

2 pears, peeled, cored and cubed

1/2 onion, diced

2 cups veggie or chicken broth

1/2 cup greek yogurt or non dairy yogurt

1/2 tsp. each of curry powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and ground ginger

olive oil for roasting squash

dash salt

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375

Roast cubed squash brushed with olive oil on rimmed cookie sheet for 30-35 minutes

Remove from the oven and place squash, pears and all remaining ingredients in a soup pot or sauce pan over low heat on the stove

Use a sick blender to combine into a soup consistency

Simmer for at least 10 minutes

*note- If you don't have a stick blender, use a countertop blender with the lid on before heating mixture on the stove.

This is delicious in winter,spring,and fall!