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Pumpkin Soup with Pear and Ginger

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120 min


6 persons




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Author: Antonina Blum

Pumpkin is, perhaps, the best vegetable for the winter dish. Try to add ginger and pear.  It will take quite a bit of time, and now you have a plate of hot soup on your table, which attracts with aroma and colors.


  • chicken broth: 34 oz.
  • onion: 75 g
  • shallot: 30 g
  • powdered ginger: 2 tsp
  • olive oil: 1 Tbsp
  • butter: 5 g
  • pear: 2 piece
  • pumpkin: 750 g
  • cream: 75 ml
  • salt: 1 tsp

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Stages of cooking

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Wash the pumpkin, cut in half. Remove the seeds and cut into large pieces, oil it. Put the pumpkin on the baking dish with skin up. Bake in the oven for about 45 minutes. Ready pumpkin easily pierced with a fork. Cool it. Scrape the flesh with a spoon, measure 650 grams for the recipe, mash with a blender.

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  2. Onions and shallots wash, peel and chop.

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  3. Ginger root peel and grate. Heat the olive oil and butter in a saucepan for about a minute. Add both types of onions, fry for about 5 minutes. Add half of grated ginger root, salt and pumpkin. Cook, stirring, for another minute, until the mass becomes warm.

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  4. Wash pears, peel. Remove seeds, chop. Add sliced pears, chicken broth to the saucepan and cook for about 20 minutes, until the pear is easily poked with a fork. Add the remaining ginger, stir.

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  5. Mash the soup with a blender. Serve hot!

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History of the Pumpkin Soup with Pear and Ginger:

Pumpkin soup is a classic dish that is traditionally enjoyed during the cold winter months, especially in the United States and Canada. However, this recipe is an international twist on the classic soup, adding a sweet and tangy flavor with the addition of pear and ginger. This recipe is thought to have originated in France, where they are known for incorporating sweet flavors into savory dishes.

Tips and Tricks for Pumpkin Soup with Pear and Ginger Recipe:

One of the keys to making a delicious pumpkin soup is to roast the pumpkin first. This gives the soup a much richer and deeper flavor. Adding ginger and pear to the soup brings a lovely balance of sweetness and spice, while also adding additional health benefits, such as improved digestion and immunity.

When blending the soup, make sure to puree it until it becomes completely smooth. This will give the soup a creamy and velvety texture, making it even more enjoyable to eat.

To make the soup even richer, add a dollop of cream to the top when serving. This will not only enhance the flavor, but it will also make the soup look even more appealing.

Tips for presenting the dish:

To present the dish in the best possible way, garnish it with a few slices of fresh pear and a sprig of rosemary. This not only adds a beautiful pop of color to the dish, but it also makes it look more sophisticated and elegant.

When serving the soup, make sure to use a warm bowl, as this will help to keep the soup at the perfect temperature. You can also top the soup with a few croutons for an extra crunch.

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