Turnip and Pear Soup
1 med. onion, chopped
1 tbsp. butter
3 med. size turnips, peeled and chopped
3 large pears, peeled and chopped
1 tsp. dried thyme
salt to taste
1 1/4 cup vegetable stock
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
1 1/2 cup apple juice
black pepper to taste
In a large saucepan, sauté onion in
butter about 5 minutes, until onions are
Add turnips, pears, thyme and salt. Sauté another 10 minutes,
Add stock. Cook, covered on low heat 20-20 minutes,
until turnips are
tender. Add nutmeg.
In a blender, puree soup with juice until smooth.
Reheat, season with
pepper and serve.