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Apple and Cheddar Soup

Cheesy, creamy and delicious Apple and Cheddar Soup made with tart apples and shredded cheddar cheese.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 235 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 1 large carrot , sliced into thin rounds
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 large tart apple , diced
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tart apple , diced, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan or soup pot.
  2. Add onion and carrot; cook over medium-low heat for 7 to 8 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir in flour and chili powder.
  4. Slowly add broth and continue to stir until everything is well combined.
  5. Add apple to soup and cover.
  6. Reduce heat to a simmer and continue to cook for about 10 minutes, or until soup is thick and apples are tender. Stir occasionally.
  7. Slowly stir in apple juice and shredded cheddar cheese.
  8. Continue to cook and stir until cheese is completely melted.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Let cool for 2 minutes.
  11. Transfer to a blender and blend until smooth.
  12. Taste for salt and pepper.
  13. Ladle soup into bowls and garnish with diced apple.
  14. Serve.

Recipe Notes

WW SmartPoints: 11

Nutrition Facts
Apple and Cheddar Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 235 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 1132mg47%
Potassium 277mg8%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 3685IU74%
Vitamin C 7.7mg9%
Calcium 86mg9%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.