Gouda Cheese and Apple Soup
- Melt butter in large saucepan over low heat. Add apples. Saute 5 minutes or until golden, stirring occasionallyh. Set aside half the apples.
- Add shallot to saucepan and saute 1 minute. stir in flour, curry powder, and cinnamon and mix well. Gradually add half-and-half, stirring constantly to thicken. Add Gouda cheese, stirring until it melts.
- Pour soup into blender container and puree. Return to saucepan and heat through. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour bowls and ttop with reserved sauteed apple slices.