Spicy Onion and Apple Soup

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The combination of onion and apple is an unusual one, but you’ll be glad you tried it!

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh minced ginger
  • 2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground cardamom
  • ½ tsp. ground allspice
  • ¼ tsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 5 cups chopped tart apple
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a soup pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, and ginger, sautéing for about 2 minutes. Add mustard, cumin, cardamom, allspice, cayenne, salt, and white pepper. Sauté for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add the apples, broth, cinnamon sticks, and lemon juice. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Take out the cinnamon sticks and purée the soup in a food processor or blender. Return to the pot and warm to serving temperature over medium heat. Garnish each bowl with ground cinnamon.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh minced ginger
  • 2 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground cardamom
  • ½ tsp. ground allspice
  • ¼ tsp. ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground white pepper
  • 5 cups chopped tart apple
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon

Directions

  • In a soup pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, and ginger, sautéing for about 2 minutes. Add mustard, cumin, cardamom, allspice, cayenne, salt, and white pepper. Sauté for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add the apples, broth, cinnamon sticks, and lemon juice. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly. Take out the cinnamon sticks and purée the soup in a food processor or blender. Return to the pot and warm to serving temperature over medium heat. Garnish each bowl with ground cinnamon.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories130
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium890mg
Total Carbohydrate22g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars14g
Protein1g