Sweet Potato and Pear Soup

I’m a family physician who loves to try new recipes. This tasty cold-weather soup has garnered many warm compliments from family and friends. They rave over it.

Directions In a large saucepan, combine the sweet potatoes, water, 3/4 teaspoon salt and cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Meanwhile,...

  • Yield: 5 servings
  • Cooking time: 30 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Publisher: Tasteofhome.com


  • 1-3/4 pounds sweet potatoes (about 4 medium), peeled and cubed
  • 1-3/4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 large pears, peeled and sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup white grape juice
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper

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