Pic of Apple and ginger soup

Apple and ginger soup

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Soups & stews

Apple and ginger soup

Starter Serves 4 30 min
This spicy-sweet floral soup can also be made with butternut squash or sweet potato in place of potato. Leave out the cream if you'd like it to be vegan. For texture, a few toasted pumpkin seeds make a very nice topping.


  • 2 cooking apples, peeled and sliced
  • 2cm piece fresh ginger, finely grated
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 450g white potato, peeled and cut into 2cm cubes
  • 1 litre water
  • single cream, to serve
  • salt and pepper


Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 25 min
  • Step 1

    Heat the oil and sweat the apple, potatoes and ginger over a medium heat until all of the ingredients are soft but not brown.
  • Step 2

    Season, add the water and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Liquidise, test the seasoning and add more water if you prefer.
  • Step 3

    Serve with a swirl of cream.

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