Nova Scotia Apples - Recipe Box: Curried Apple Soup


Curried Apple Soup

• 3 tbsp butter
• 1 cup (2) onions, chopped
• 1 cup chopped celery
• 1 1/2 tsp curry powder
• 1/2 tsp pepper
• 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock or both
• 2 medium apples
• 1/2 cups light cream
• 1 tsp lemon juice
• salt to taste

In an 8-cup casserole dish, combine butter, onion, celery; microwave uncovered on High for 5-6 minutes or until veggies are softened, stirring on ce halfway through. Stir flour, curry and pepper into vegetables to blend. Microwave, uncovered for 1 minute on High. Stir in stock or broth gradually until smooth.
Cover- microwave for 10-12 on High.
Meanwhile, peel apples and core. Dice apples, add to mixture. Cover and microwave on High for 10-12 minutes or until apples are tender and mixture is slightly thickened. Add cream and lemon juice, cover and microwave on Medium for 5-6 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Makes 5 1/2 cups.

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