o 1 lb / 450 g carrots o 1 large onion o 1 small potato o 1 large cooking apple o 2 oz / 55 g margarine o 2 pints / 1.2 L vegetable stock o 2 oz / 55 g broken cashew nuts o Salt and pepper to taste
Roughly chop the vegetables and apple. Melt the margarine in a large saucepan and saute the prepared vegetables for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the remaining ingredients, bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 30 minutes until the vegetables are just tender. Allow to cool before blending in a liquidizer or food processor. Reheat to serving temperature and adjust seasonings.