Winter Beet and Apple Soup

Beets are a super nutritious food!  They contain immune boosting vitamin C, potassium for nerve and muscle function, and plenty of fiber among other things.  So I like to include them in my meals.  The recipe I am sharing with you today features them as the main ingredient paired with apple.  It is a pureed soup that is delicious and reminds me of borscht because of its flavor but this soup is silky smooth.  It is a good way to get in a lot of delicious vegetables and fruit in one sitting.  This is good served with a light salad including protein on the side for dinner if you are looking for something healthy to enjoy.

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Amy

Author: Amy

Amy currently works in our deli contributing to the variety of healthful foods we offer. She graduated with a degree in studio art from Bethel University in 2007, but in her senior year of college, found that her passion was with the art of food. She later used her photography and culinary skills to create a vegan dessert and food blog, Fragrant Vanilla Cake. She is also a cookbook author, of the books Just Vegan Cakes, Fragrant Vanilla Cake: Sweet and Savory and Rawlicious Desserts. She specializes in raw, vegan and vegetarian recipes. Local,fresh and organic food has always been her focus in whatever she creates.



Ingredients


Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients but the lemon juice and almond milk in a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Lower to a simmer, and cook until the beets are tender, about 20 minutes.
  3. Place in a blender, and add the almond milk and lemon juice and puree until smooth.
  4. Add back to the pot and heat until warm.  Serve!

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Recipe Type

  • Dairy-Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Heart Healthy
  • soup
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Course Type

  • Soup

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Easy