Butternut Squash-Pear- Shooters

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

These shooters were so good at my friends house last Halloween that I begged her for the recipe..I had to promise to invite her to my New Year's party (she was on the list anyway) what a softie.
I think you will love these. This is the photo from her buffet table.


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Serves:

10 to 12 small glasses

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
butter
1/4 c
chopped onion
1 1/2 c
chicken broth
4 c
cubed butternut squash, peeled and seeded
2 medium
pears, peeled and diced
1/8 tsp
ground ginger
1 pinch
kosher salt
1/4 tsp
white pepper
1 clove
garlic,minced
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 Tbsp
heavy cream
2 Tbsp
white wine or orange juice
garnish:
sour cream and roasted sunflower seeds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter in a large pan over medium heat. Cook onion in the butter until tender. Stir in the broth, squash, pears, and spices. Heat to boiling and then reduce heat and simmer covered until squash is fork tender, about 15 minutes. Puree soup in batches in food processor or blender. Pour puree through a sieve over the saucepan, to get out any strings or lumps. Stir in the cream and wine/orange juice.
2
Pour into small glasses or shooter glasses. and top with a dab of sour cream and a few seeds. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy