Butternut Squash Soup With Apple & Smoked Cheddar

Recipe by Vino Girl
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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil.
  • Add the onion and cook over moderately high heat, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 8 minutes.
  • Add the apple cider and cook until syrupy, about 3 minutes.
  • Add the butternut squash and chicken stock and bring to a boil.
  • Cover and simmer until the squash is very tender, about 40 minutes.
  • In a blender, puree the soup in batches.
  • Return the soup to the saucepan and stir in the cream. Season with salt and pepper and keep warm.
  • Heat a medium skillet.
  • Add the butter and diced apple and cook over high heat until the apple is tender and golden around the edges, about 2 minutes.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  • Ladle the soup into bowls; garnish with the smoked cheddar, sautéed apples and chives; serve.
  • For Vegetarian do not use Chicken broth or stock. Use Vegetable broth.
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