Food Recipes Sweet Potato and Apple Soup With Cheese and Walnuts 3.6 (138) 4 Reviews A velvety soup, without the cream. The sweetness of the pureed apples and sweet potatoes is offset by the addition of warm spices. By Charlyne Mattox Charlyne Mattox Charlyne Mattox is the food and crafts director at Country Living and former staff food editor at Real Simple. She has over 20 years of experience in the media industry. Charlyne is also the author of the recipe book, Cooking with Seeds, published in 2015. Highlights: * Over 20 years of experience in the media industry * Former associate food editor, Martha Stewart Living - 9 years * Former staff food editor, Real Simple - 4 years * Current food and crafts director, Country Living - nearly 8 years * Author of Cooking with Seeds, published 2015 Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on March 9, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Hands On Time: 10 mins Total Time: 40 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped Kosher salt and black pepper 2 pounds medium sweet potatoes (about 3), peeled and cut into 3/4-inch pieces 3 apples (such as Granny Smith or Pink Lady), 1 peeled and chopped and 2 thinly sliced 2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth Pinch ground nutmeg 1 cup Blue cheese, such as Gorgonzola or Stilton (4 ounces ) ⅓ cup walnuts 16 crackers or crostini Directions Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Add the sweet potatoes, chopped apple, broth, nutmeg, and 1½ cups water. Bring to simmer and cook, covered, until the potatoes are tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Working in batches, transfer the mixture to a blender and puree until smooth, adding more water if necessary to reach the desired consistency. (Alternatively, use a handheld immersion blender in the pot.) Serve the soup with the blue cheese, walnuts, crackers, and sliced apples. William Brinson Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 514 Calories 22g Fat 71g Carbs 12g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 514 % Daily Value * Total Fat 22g 28% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 21mg 7% Sodium 858mg 37% Total Carbohydrate 71g 26% Total Sugars 28g Protein 12g Calcium 232mg 18% Iron 3mg 17% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.