A Cup of New Year’s Eve Soup

A Cup of New Year’s Eve Soup!

Last night was a wonderful evening – spent in the same way as the previous 25 years or so!  Fondue with good friends Debbie and Dennis!  One new addition to our meal was this New Year’s Eve Soup.  It made a delightful palate cleansing between the spinach-artichoke dip and the fondue!  This is a simple soup that just needs a gentle heating – no boiling for this one!

  • 1 – 14.5 ounce can tart red cherries
  • 1 – 14.5 ounce can chunky fruit cocktail
  • 1 large navel orange, peeled and cut into sections (no pith)
  • strips of zest from one lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Combine all ingredients into a small pan over low heat.  Cover.  Heat through but do not allow to boil.  Enjoy!

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21 responses to “A Cup of New Year’s Eve Soup

  1. This soup sounds a good idea between courses. I made your fondue this evening and it was wonderful… thank you for sharing your recipe and tips! Happy New Year!

  2. This is most unusual, I’ve not seen a soup like this and it would be wonderful between courses! Happy New Year!

  3. How interesting, a holiday fruit soup! Did you serve this as an appetizer or dessert?

  4. This is really interesting, bet it was a hit. Have a great new year.

  5. How cool – never would have thought of that in a million years!
    Happy, Happy New Year, Phyllis! Looking forward to 2012!

  6. What a great idea for a holiday dinner! The last couple such meals have been veritable food fests and having a fruit-based soup course would be a welcome change. And this one sounds delicious!

  7. A sweet soup! Was not expecting that, but why not? Sounds delicious and very festive =)

  8. What a lovely soup! Very unique. Happy New Year!! :)

  9. Totally intrigued by this soup and am lovin the idea.

    All the best in you in 2012!

  10. What a great idea after the cheese fondue!

  11. I think that it is so nice to have such a long standing tradition with your friends. It is always nice to add something new and I’m sure the evening was a lot of fun.

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