Apple Cheddar Soup

Dianne Hocut

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@DianneHocut

This light, yet cheesy, soup has the perfect flavor combinations. Apples, Cider, and Cheese! Found it in a Better Homes and Garden Soups & Stews magazine and we enjoy it tremendously BUT, I have found it is much smoother and creamier if I add vegetable broth as a thinner. Di


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
onion, finely chopped
2
medium russet potatoes, peeled and chopped
2 c
apple cider
1 tsp
fresh thyme, chopped
1/2 tsp
salt
1 dash(es)
cayenne pepper
1
medium cooking apple, chopped
1/2 c
milk
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 c
sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
vegetable broth for thinning, if needed
cheese, parsley, and/or apple for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a saucepan heat butter over medium heat until melted. Add onion; cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in potatoes, cider, thyme, salt, and cayenne. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Stir in the medium chopped apple. Simmer, covered, about 5 minutes more or until potatoes are tender.
2
In a small bowl combine milk and flour; stir into potato mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Gradually add the cheese, stirring until cheese is melted. Thin with vegetable broth if it gets too thick. Top servings with desired garnish and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy