Beet Soup

Beet Soup

beet slice

This is a sweet soup with beets, and a hint of orange flavour giving it an interesting twist.


2 medium beets
2 medium carrots, sliced into rounds
1 tablespoon sesame or almond oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tablespoon sweet marjoram
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup sugar snap peas, strung
4 cups water
1 tablespoon grated fresh orange rind
3/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
4 teaspoons sour cream (optional)


  1. Cut the beets into bite size chunks.
  2. In a stock pot over medium heat, heat the oil.
  3. Sauté the onion until it is translucent.
  4. Add marjoram and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently
  5. Add beets, carrots, onion mixture and water.
  6. Cook the soup, covered, for 30 minutes.
  7. Add sugar snap peas.
  8. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently
  9. Add orange rind, and stir well.
  10. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  11. Serve the soup with dollops of sour cream if desired.

Serves 4

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By | 2017-10-29T15:41:19+00:00 September 19th, 2012|Meatless Monday, Recipes, Soup|1 Comment

About the Author:

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.

One Comment

  1. subrosa March 9, 2014 at 9:22 am

    Are the beets preboiled and their skins slipped off before using or or they peeled and used raw in the recipe?

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