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Roasted Beet And Mixed Vegetable Soup

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Ingredients
  Beets 2 , washed, trimed
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Leek 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Red onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Chicken stock/Water/ vegetable stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Herbs:
  Thyme sprig 1
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Bay leaf 1
For decoration
  Whipped cream 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 350F.

MAKING
2. Rub the beets with olive oil(1 teaspoon) and wrap in foil. Bake at 350F for 60 minutes.
3. In a sauce pan, heat olive oil (1 1/2 Tablespoon), add vegetable and the red onion, cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes until the vegetables turn soft, stir occasionally.
4. Using a paper towel, rub out the skin of the beet, trim the root part and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
5. To the saucepan, add beet and the herbs. Pour in the chicken stock. Bring to a boil and then simmer for about 30 minutes.
6. Discard the herbs. In a blender, pour in the mixture, blend until smooth and silky. While blending, slowly add in the cream. Transfer to a pan, season with salt and pepper.

SERVING
7. Garnish with some whipped cream mixed with sour cream, serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Occasion: 
Valentines Day
Ingredient: 
Beet
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
100 Minutes
Ready In: 
115 Minutes
Servings: 
4
A gorgeous looking soup, a super tasty appetizer !!! This video illustrates how to prepare a rich and thick soup from roasted beet and aromatic vegetables. A gorgeous, healthy, and very tasty soup that's so simple to make. The rich flavor from roasting the beets and combining with the other vegetables gives a rich flavor to this creamy and pretty soup. Being red in color...one know which is the best occasion to serve this dish.

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