Early Autumn Soup Recipe
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5 from 10 votes

Early Autumn Soup Recipe

This is my favorite soup recipe! It has such a wonderful flavor and is so easy to make. I know you will love the Early Autumn Stew Recipe!
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword apple recipe, chicken soup, fal, family favorite, sausage, stew
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Beth Gorden


  • 1 lb sausage - link or ground (we like zesty)
  • 2 quarts apple cider (juice will do in a pinch)
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup carrots, cut
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup craisins
  • 3-4 medium apples (like McIntosh, Jazz, Gala), cut
  • 4 stocks celery, cut
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon thyme


  • Cook sausage in large pot in olive oil.
  • Add onion, carrot, celery, bay leaf, thyme, and salt & pepper and cook until they begin to tenderize, 4-6 minutes.
  • Add in remaining ingredients: apples, allspice, apple cider, and craisin. Bring mixture to a boil then reduce heat and simmer 8-10 minutes.
  • Pull out bay leaf & serve with bread for dipping.