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Cozy Pumpkin, Pear, and Amber Maple Soup

This maple soup packs in all the flavors of fall.

Pumpkin, pear, and the best maple syrup you’ve ever had! This recipe has them all. Soup is the comfort food we crave this time of year, and this one  whips up in no time!

Amy Richardson shares all the details. She also shares a salad dressing and dessert drink made with maple syrup. She says the best brand can be found at, wait for it…Walmart!

Find Amy’s salad recipe and Italian soda recipe on her website. Find more of her recipes at, or on Instagram, @greattastebuds.


Pumpkin, Pear, and Amber Maple Soup with Fresh Sage, and Black Pepper Parmesan Croutons



  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1  3/4 cups pear nectar
  • 1 16oz can pumpkin purée
  • 1 cup half & half
  • 3 tbsp Crown Amber Maple Syrup
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1-2 fresh sage leaves, snipped
  • Fresh cracked pepper
  • Sea Salt


In a medium sized saucepan whisk together chicken broth, pear nectar, and pumpkin purée. Add maple syrup and ginger and heat over medium heat until just a simmer. Lower heat and whisk in half and half. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with Black Pepper Parmesan croutons.

Makes 4-6 servings


  • Thinly sliced rustic bread
  • Shaved parmesan
  • Fresh cracked pepper
  • Sea salt


Heat oven to broil.

Places slices on baking sheet, cover with shaved parmesan. Top with fresh cracked pepper and sea salt and place under broiler until golden brown.

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