Beet Soup

Beet Soup

When I first told the boys I was going to make beet soup they were not so thrilled.  Honestly, I just wanted to make it because I thought it would look pretty.  Fortunately the soup ended up tasting as nice as it looks and the boys were quickly won over by this fuchsia concoction.
Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2-3 beets
  • 3 cups low sodium vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
Instructions
  1. Chop onions and sauté in olive oil until soft.  About 5 minutes over medium heat.
  2.  Peel and cube beets.
  3. Add beets and half of stock to pan.
  4. Cover and let cook for 10-15 minutes until beets are tender.
  5. Pour beet mixture into blender, add remaining vegetable stock, salt, pepper and lemon juice.
  6. Blend until smooth. Serve hot.
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