ASIAN PEAR - FALL ASIAN PEAR SOUP
Makes 6 servings
Each serving equals one 5 A Day serving
1 Tbsp olive oil
3 Asian pears, peeled and cubed
1/2 cup onion, diced
15 oz can low sodium chicken broth
1 cup nonfat cottage cheese
2 cups butternut squash cooked, peeled and cubed
1/2 cup mustard
1 tsp tarragon, chopped
In a large sauce pan, place apple pear and onion with the oil. Cook until tender. Set aside.
In a food processor, blend the cottage cheese until smooth, adding the apple pear mixture and ½ the chicken broth.
Blend together until smooth.
Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth, but do not over blend.
Pour into large saucepan to heat soup.
Nutrition information per serving: Calories 117, Protein 7g, Fat 3g, Calories from Fat 22%,
Cholesterol 3mg, Carbohydrates 17g, Fiber 2g, Sodium 450mg.
Source: Melissa’s Variety Produce, Inc.