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Apple Fennel Soup

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Number of servings: 4


    • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
    • 2 cups water
    • 1/2 cup white wine
    • 2 Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and chopped
    • 1 cup carrots, thinly sliced
    • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
    • 1 cup fennel, chopped
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1/4 tsp dried thyme leaves
    • 6 peppercorns
    • 4 tsp plain non-fat yogurt (optional)


In a large pot, combine broth, water, wine, apples, carrots, onion, fennel, bay leaf, thyme, and peppercorns; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 20 minutes.

Strain soup, reserving liquid. Remove bay leaf from apple-vegetable mixture in strainer.

In blender or food processor, puree mixture; add reserved liquid and blend well.

Reheat soup, if necessary; ladle into soup bowls and serve with a dollop of yogurt if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Apple Fennel Soup 
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 10
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol0 mg 0%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 18 g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 11g
Protein3 g  
Vitamin A 180%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 4%
Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 0
Fruit 1
Vegetable 1
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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