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.
    butter

  • 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.
    salt

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

  • 1/2  cup
    milk

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

1.
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.
2.
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!


4 comments:

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!

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