Beetroot Soup

• Beetroot Soup •
(Serves 6)
Ingredients:

1 onion
500 grams raw beetroot, peeled
1 small red pepper/capsicum
100 grams mushrooms
1 green apple, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 litres water

½ teaspoon thyme
salt and pepper to taste


Preparation:

  1. Chop into small pieces onion, beetroot, pepper, mushrooms and apple and place in pan with oil, and little water.
  2. Cover and cook on a low flame for 15 minutes. Shake the pan now and then.
  3. Add thyme, pepper and salt along with the balance of the water and bring to a quick boil on a high flame.
  4. Cover pan and simmer on a low flame for 30 minutes.
  5. Strain and keep aside.

  6. Blend the solids in a mixer till smooth. Add this puree to the liquid kept aside and reheat.

  7. Add salt and pepper again if required.


Serve with soup sticks or croutons.