Beet Soup

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

Beet Soup

Ingredients:

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)

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Directions:

  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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Diana Herrington

Diana has been writing about natural health and wellness for over 20 years. Having used foods to heal her own body, she now shares her wisdom with others.

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One Comment

  1. 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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