Carrot Apple Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: 4 quarts
 
This beautifully simple soup will bring the wow factor to your dinner!
Ingredients
  • For Soup
  • 8 large carrots, peeled & chopped
  • 3 large apples (honey crisp or other sweet apple), peeled and diced
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups half & half
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 1⁄2 cups applesauce
  • 2 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 1 fresh thyme sprig
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt (to taste)
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground black pepper (to taste)
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • Toppings
  • Chopped apples, sour cream & micro greens or fresh thyme
Instructions
  1. In a large stockpot add carrots, apples, onion and olive oil. Sauté for 7 minutes.
  2. Add all other soup ingredients and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally for 40 minutes.
  3. Remove Rosemary and thyme sprigs. Allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  4. Process soup in blender or food processor in small batches of about 4 cups at a time. Blend until smooth.
  5. Top with chopped apples, sour cream and fresh herbs or micro greens. Enjoy!
Recipe by Fresh & Happy at http://freshandhappy.com/2015/10/carrot-apple-soup.html