Appenzell Style Oat Soup

Beth Renzetti


A traditional Swiss recipe submitted for ZWT7. If necessary, suitable substitutes for the Appenzeller cheese would be Emmental, Gruyere or raclette cheese.


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5 Min
25 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 c
    appenzeller cheese, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 small
    onion or leek, chopped
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 1 sprig(s)
  • 4 c
    hot meat stock
  • 1 c
  • 1 bunch
    chives, chopped

How to Make Appenzell Style Oat Soup


  1. Fry onion in butter until golden.
    Add oatmeal and simmer for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.
    Add parsley and leek and allow to cook briefly.
  2. Add stock and simmer for a further 15-20 minutes.
    Lastly, enrich with cream and pour into soup plates or bowls.
  3. Sprinkle thickly with the grated Appenzeller cheese and diced chives; serve immediately.

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About Appenzell Style Oat Soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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