Heirloom Cheddar Soup

Summary

Yield
Large Pot
SourceCity Market January 2016 Classes
Prep time10 minutes
Cooking time40 minutes
Total time50 minutes

Description

Enjoy this warming and hearty cheddar soup during those long winter days! 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons
butter, salted
1  
onion (chopped)
2  
carrot (diced)
1  
bell pepper, red (diced)
7 cups
potato (diced)
1  
hard cider (one bottle, like Champlain Orchard's Heirloom Hard Cider)
2 1/2 cups
cheese, sharp cheddar (or smoked cheddar, shredded)
2 cups
half & half
1 teaspoon
black pepper
2 teaspoons
salt, garlic

Instructions

Sauté onion, carrot, and sweet pepper until soft. Add potato and cider. Simmer for 30-40 minutes, until the potatoes are soft. Remove from heat, and add remaining ingredients. Blend with an immersion blender until smooth.