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