The flavor of pears is wonderful with earthy squash. Another great combo? This soup plus a grilled cheese sandwich make a cozy, comforting lunch.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium pot, heat oil over medium-high. Add onion and cook until translucent, 6 minutes. Add squash, pears, and 4 cups water; season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce to a rapid simmer and cook until squash is soft, 20 to 25 minutes.

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  • In batches, fill a blender halfway with soup and puree with yogurt until smooth (use caution when blending hot liquids), transferring to a clean pot as you work. Season with salt and pepper; serve with chives and a drizzle of olive oil.

Reviews (1)

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Rating: 1 stars
02/14/2014
Bland, bland, bland. Of course. It's squash, pears and water. Unimpressed.