Harvest Cheddar Soup

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Dietary Interest:: no added sugar, low cholesterol

Harvest Cheddar Soup


6 cups (1.4 l)

Total Time:

20 Minutes





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  • 2 cups (480 ml) chicken broth
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) white wine
  • 1/4 medium onion, peeled
  • 1 stalk celery, halved
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, quartered, seeded
  • 2 potatoes, baked, quartered
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • pinch of white pepper
  • 1 cup (115 g) shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Place chicken stock, wine, onion, celery, apples, potatoes, and seasonings into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 6-7 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.
  5. Reduce speed to Variable 4 and remove the lid plug.
  6. Drop in cheese through the lid plug opening. Blend for an additional 15 seconds.

Garnish with sour cream and diced apples. This recipe can be reduced by half and made in smaller containers.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 cup (240 ml)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 180
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 450 mg
Total Carbohydrate 23 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 7 g