• Servings 8
  • Prep 15 min
  • Cook 10 min
  • Cuisine
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Stilton and Pear Soup


  • 3 ripe pears, peeled, cored and diced
  • 4 tbs butter
  • 2 stalks celery, minced
  • 1 large onion, minced
  • 2 leeks,white parts only, cleaned well and minced
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 lb Stilton cheese, diced
Stilton cheese is one of our favorite blue cheeses which gains its genesis in the U.K.. This soup is full of wonderful flavors.
  • Melt butter in a large stockpot.
  • Add celery,onions and leeks.
  • Saute until vegetables are soft.
  • Sprinkle in flour and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Transfer the mixture to a food processor or blender and puree until smooth.
  • Return to the pot and add remaining stock, Jack cheese and cream.
  • Heat through.
  • At this point soup may be chilled if desired.
  • Place Stilton and pears in individual bowls.
  • Ladle┬áhot or cold soup into bowls.

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