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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