Cider & Butter Bean Soup | Thornborough Cider Recipe

Cider & Butter Bean Soup | Thornborough Cider Recipe
June 18, 2015 Kingdom & Sparrow
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  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the onion and apple. Cook for 3-4 minutes until they start to soften.
  2. Add the thyme and the beans and season well.
  3. Pour in the Thornborough Cider and the stock, bring to the boil and simmer until the onions are tender.
  4. Take out the thyme sprigs, add the parsley and liquidise until smooth.
  5. Pour out a light but warming cider and butterbean soup and serve with granary bread and butter.


  • 1 onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 tin butter beans, drained
  • 1 cooking apple, cored and chopped
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 240ml/8fl oz Thornborough Cider
  • 340ml/12fl oz vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper


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