On Line Cookbook

Chilled Apple Soup

Recipe Information

Serves/Makes:6 or more

  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cups (475 ml) boiling water
  • 1 large tart green apple (Granny Smith)
  • 3 (10 oz (280 grm).) cans beef broth
  • 1-1/2 cups (350 ml) heavy cream
  • salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp (1 ml) paprika
  • 1/8 tsp (1 ml) turmeric
  • Garnish:
  • 1/2 red apple, chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) lemon juice
  • Boil the onion in water over high heat for 2 minutes; discard water.
  • In a food processor or with hand grater, grate the onion and green apple.
  • Place broth, apple and onion in pot over medium heat.
  • Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
  • Puree in a blender or food processor, 2 cups (475 ml) at a time, or press through a sieve.
  • Return to the kettle and over low heat, stir in the cream and seasonings.
  • Chill well if serving as a chilled soup, or serve hot.
  • Just before serving, chop the red apple and toss with lemon juice to keep from discoloring.
  • Garnish each bowl with chopped apple.