Monday, January 7, 2013

Eating Healthy: Potato Apple Cheddar Soup for Winter

Hello readers:
  One of the new recipes we made this week. Delicious, sweet and warm:

yummy soup
Recipe Here:

  • 1/2  cup
    finely chopped onion

  • 1  Tbsp.

  • 2  medium
    baking potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 2  cups
    apple cider

  • 1  tsp.
    snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 tsp. dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/2  tsp.

  •   Dash
    cayenne pepper
  • 1  medium
    cooking apple, peeled, coarsely chopped

  • 1/2  cup

  • 2  Tbsp.
    all-purpose flour
  • 4  oz.
    sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded (1 cup)
    Fresh apple slices
    Green Peppercorns

In large saucepan cook onion in hot butter over medium heat until tender. Stir in potatoes, cider, thyme, salt, and cayenne pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Add chopped apple; simmer, covered, 5 minutes or until potatoes are tender. In small bowl combine milk and flour; stir into soup. Cook and stir until bubbly. Slowly add cheese, whisking until cheese is melted.
Divide soup among serving dishes; top with apple slices and peppercorns. Makes 4 to 6 side-dish servings

Nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 352, Total Fat 16 g, Saturated Fat 10 g, Monounsaturated Fat 4 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 48 mg, Sodium 527 mg, Carbohydrate 32 g, Total Sugar 10 g, Fiber 4 g, Protein 12 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 31%, Calcium 27%, Iron 9%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

It is so delicious on a cold day, enjoy!


fee roberts said...

This sounds really yummy! =D

Samii Alexxis said...

I have never tried this before but it sounds really interesting! Thank you for the recipe!

judy gardner said...

i have never thought to put apples and potatoes together in a soup but it sounds interesting.

Samantha said...

Sounds like a yummy combination! I look forward to trying it!