Sunday, July 8, 2012

Tomato, Celery and Apple Soup


Droverjess requested a recipe for soup that she had eaten while out.  This one is adapted from a recipe by Delia Smith. As all ingredients were readily available I thought I would make it and 'road' test it for lunch.  With the toasted cheese on top ,  it proved to be a substantial meal.  Would serve 6.

50g. butter or oil.( I used Walnut oil)
1 small onion, chopped
250g celery,  washed and chopped
2 large eating apples, cored, sliced into 8
400g. tin of diced tomatoes or fresh.
750g of chicken stock.
1/2 teaspoon of each,  ground ginger and nutmeg.
1 slice of bread for each person,  covered with cheese and grilled
Green onion tops

 TMX method

Drop onion on to spinning blades and chop speed7/20 seconds, add butter or oil
Cook 5 mins/Varoma/speed 1
Add apple and celery and cook 100/ 5mins/ speed 2
Add nutmeg , ginger ,tinned tomatoes and stock
Cook 20 mins/100/speed 2
Blend, speed 9 for 1 minute.

Serve with grilled cheese ,  cubed and green onion on top.

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