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Chilled Beet Soup

Chilled Beet Soup

This beet soup comes together quickly because you grate the beets before you cook them. I used a food processor which was less messy and quicker than using a hand grater. It’s vegan as is, as are most of the optional toppings.

Chilled Beet Soup

July 25, 2017
: 2-3
: 30 min
: 10 min
: Easy

You can garnish this soup with a number of toppings: dill, sour cream or yogurt, chopped cucumber, chopped dill pickles and/or chopped boiled potatoes.

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Ingredients
  • 3 medium beets, approx. 1 lb., peeled and grated
  • 1 small cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 Tblsp chopped spring onion
  • 2 tsp white wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
Directions
  • Step 1 Place the beets in a pan and cover with water
  • Step 2 Bring to a boil, and then reduce the heat and simmer for approximately 10 minutes until tender
  • Step 3 Drain the beets, and save a cup or more of the cooking liquid
  • Step 4 Blend the beets, cucumber and spring onion in a blender or food processor. Add approximately 1 cup of cooking liquid to bring the soup to a desired consistency.
  • Step 5 Add the vinegar and 1/2 tsp of salt and blend again to mix.
  • Step 6 Let it come to room temperature, and then refrigerate the soup until cold.
  • Step 7 Add more salt – and pepper – to taste.
  • Step 8 Garnish as you like.



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