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Curried Apple Soup Recipe

Curried Apple Soup Recipe

Harvest-fresh soup is a perfect salute to the riches of Indian summer. Sweet apples, spicy curry and tangy lemon strike a delicious balance. —Xavier Pennell, Mauldin, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Dash ground cloves
  • 3 medium McIntosh apples, peeled and sliced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Crackers and additional ground cinnamon, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Add the curry, cinnamon, salt, cayenne and cloves; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add apples and broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-7 minutes or until apples are tender.
  • 2. In a blender, puree soup until smooth. Return to the pan. Stir in lemon juice and heat through. Garnish with crackers and additional cinnamon if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without crackers) equals 126 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 851 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.