This savory apple soup for two gets body from Yukon Gold potatoes and a touch of heat from paprika. Float some cocktail shrimp or a mound of lump crabmeat in each bowl to make it a main course.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2007


Recipe Summary

35 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add apple, potato, onion and celery; cook, stirring often, until the onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in salt, sage, paprika and pepper; cook for 30 seconds. Pour in broth and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat, cover, and gently simmer until the potato is tender when pierced with a fork, 10 to 15 minutes.

  • Transfer the soup to a large blender or food processor, add sour cream and process until smooth. (Use caution when pureeing hot liquids.) Garnish with celery leaves, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

189 calories; protein 5.5g; carbohydrates 26.3g; dietary fiber 3.3g; sugars 9.5g; fat 7.6g; saturated fat 2.1g; cholesterol 8.8mg; vitamin a iu 224.6IU; vitamin c 20.3mg; folate 20.5mcg; calcium 41.3mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 12.6mg; potassium 352.1mg; sodium 784.8mg.

Reviews (8)

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8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
An absolute favorite. Very easy to make and tastes exceptional. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Perfect This was my first time making a pureed soup. Filling and rich and very comforting. Super easy. Used a granny smith apple and cottage cheese instead of sour cream. Also added a LOT more salt and thyme and topped with shredded sharp cheddar. My four year old devoured it! Pros: Easy Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Okay. I was born in Hungary and I've lived here since then but I've never met this soup before. But it could be great though I've just thought I write my observation.:) Read More
Rating: 5 stars
WOW!!! This was really good. I thought the combo was a bit unusual but decided to try it anyway. Used a Gala apple and left the skin on it and the potato. Blended up nicely. Try it the soup is really good and creamy. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This soup was fantastic! I used a sweet potato Granny Smith apple green pepper instead of celery and fat free sour cream. I also didn't add any extra salt. It blended nicely in the blender (be carfeful of the pressure that builds up) and had a nice creamy texture. I will definitely make this again and again! Read More
Rating: 4 stars
This was a great combo except I used a red skinned sweet potato no oil (softened the onion in the stock). Was delicious thought I may try topping it with some crisp bacon next time. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Delicious! This soup was extremely good. Once I got through all the "finely chopping " it was really easy to put together. I used a Golden Delicious Apple and next time will probably just go for the fat-free sour cream. Highly recommend! Read More
Rating: 3 stars
This was wonderful for me. Unfortunately my audience was not as impressed. To me it tasted like spring. Light and lovely. Read More