Golden Beet Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Golden Beet Soup recipe? Learn how to make Golden Beet Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by aech

Makes 8 servings



From Epicurious, http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Golden-Beet-Soup-240702

Recipe Ingredients for Golden Beet Soup

6 tablespoons vegan butter
9 beets (golden), peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
4 1/2 cups chopped onions
4 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced and peeled
1 tablespoon finely grated lemon peel
6 cups no-chicken broth
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Golden Beet Soup

  1. Melt vegan butter in large pot over medium heat. Add beets, onions, ginger, and lemon peel. Cover; cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add 6 cups broth and bring to boil. Cover; reduce heat and simmer until beets are very tender, 1 hour. Remove from heat; let stand 20 minutes.

  2. Puree soup in blender in batches until smooth. Return puree to pot. Add 2 tablespoons lemon juice to soup and thin with more broth, if desired. Season with salt, pepper, and more lemon juice.

  3. Optional: Slice enough beet greens to measure 3/4 cup. Microwave greens 1 minute to wilt; place in blender. Add 3/4 cup soup; puree greens until smooth. DO AHEAD: Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover soup and puree separately; chill. Rewarm both separately before using.

  4. Ladle soup into bowls. Drizzle some of greens puree over soup and serve. This soup is also good with truffle oil drizzled over it.

Categories

Vegetables, First Course, Main Dish, Side Dish, Soup, American, Boil, Saute, Simmer, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 374.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
166
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
3.5g
18%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
577mg
24%
Potassium
457mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
20.6g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.3g
17%
Sugars
12.6g
Protein
2.7g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 3% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
  • High in sugar
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