*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             CHILLED PEAR SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Soups/Stews
                 Desserts                         Low-Cal
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    8                    Pears -- peeled, cored, diced
    2       c            Water
      1/4   ts           Sea salt
    4       tb           Brown rice syrup
      1/2   ts           Peeled, finely minced ginger
                         -OR-
      1/2   ts           -Powdered ginger
      1/4   ts           Anise extract (optional)
                         Mint leaves, fresh
                         Strawberries for garnish
 
   Bring the pears, water, and salt to a simmer. Add the
   rice syrup and ginger (and the anise extract, if you
   wish). Simmer for 3 more minutes. Allow the mixture to
   cool. Then puree the mixture and chill. Serve
   garnished with mint leaves or strawberries. From
   _Friendly Foods_ by Bro. Ron Picarski
  
 
 
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