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Apple and Cheddar Soup

Katerina | Diethood
Cheesy, creamy and delicious, this Apple and Cheddar Cheese Soup is made with tart apples and shredded cheddar cheese. It's a quick and easy weeknight meal the whole family will love!
Servings : 4
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins

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
 

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

Nutrition

Calories: 235 kcal | Carbohydrates: 33 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Cholesterol: 25 mg | Sodium: 1132 mg | Potassium: 277 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 19 g | Vitamin A: 3685 IU | Vitamin C: 7.7 mg | Calcium: 86 mg | Iron: 0.9 mg | Net Carbs: 30 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
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