Nova Scotia Apples - Recipe Box: Apple Harvest Soup


Apple Harvest Soup
Yield: 5-6 servings

• 4 Nova Scotia apples, peeled and chopped
• 2 tbsp vegetable oil
• 1 tbsp butter
• 1 large onion, chopped
• 4 cups squash, cubed
• 2 large carrots, sliced
• 2 parsnips, sliced
• 1 cup apple juice or cider
• 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock
• 1/4 tsp pepper
• 1/2 tsp curry
• 1 cup milk

Heat the oil and butter in saucepan, add the onion and apples and sauté over medium heat for 5-10 minutes, until soft. Add the squash, carrots, parsnips, apple juice, stock and spices. Cover pan and simmer for 25 minutes. Pureé the vegetables in a blender or food processor. Return pureé to saucepan, add milk and bring almost to boil. Pour into serving bowls and top with a few thin apple slices.
Makes 5-6 servings.

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