- 2 large onions, chopped
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/4 cup butter or margarine
- 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
- 2 (7 ounce) jars roasted red peppers, drained, patted dry and chopped
- 5 cups chicken broth
- 2 (15 ounce) cans pears in juice
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- In a Dutch oven, saute onions and garlic in butter until tender. Add potatoes, red peppers and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove from the heat. Add pears; let cool.
- In a blender, cover and puree in batches. Return to the pan. Stir in cayenne and black pepper. Cook until heated through.