Tree Top


Apple, Potato and Cheddar Soup


330 g Tree Top Apple Purée Granny Smith

28 g vegetable oil

350 g potato, peeled and chopped

1 stalk celery, chopped

1 medium onion, finely chopped

0.50 g ground thyme

55.50 g white wine

1,225 g chicken broth

908 g cheddar cheese, grated

116 g heavy cream

0.50 g nutmeg

0.58 g white pepper


In a large saucepan, heat oil.  Add apples, potatoes, celery, onion and thyme.  Sauté 10 minutes.  Stir in wine and simmer 2 minutes; add broth and simmer 45 minutes.

Puree soup mixture in a blender.  Return to saucepan.  Over very low heat, stir in cheese, cream, nutmeg and pepper.  Cook just until heated through – do not boil or cheese will curdle.

Ladle soup in serving bowls and garnish, if desired, with diced apple.