2 tbsp (30 mL) butter or margarine
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup/125 mL)
1 3/4 cups (425 mL) chicken broth
1 lb (500 g) butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch/2.5 cm cubes
2 medium pears, peeled and sliced
1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh or 1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried thyme leaves
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) white pepper
1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground coriander
1 cup (250 mL) whipping (heavy) cream
1 medium unpeeled pear, sliced
1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped pecans, toasted
COOKING GLUTEN FREE?: Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
Special Touch : Add a festive touch to your soup presentation with: A small dollop of sour cream. A touch of cilantro pesto over soup. A sprinkle of fresh cilantro and croutons. Or add a flavour twist to this recipe by using apples instead of pears!