Beetroot and apple soup

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I love beetroot, so long as it isn't pickled in vinegar

Beetroot and apple soup
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:136
Ready in:2 hours
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:1 hour, 45 minutes
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:21st November 2013

Best recipe review

I thought this sounded odd!


It's lovely, especially with horseradish cream - yum!

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  1. Preheat the oven to 200° C (400° F - gas 6), [fan oven 180° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour]
  2. Place the beetroot in 1cm of water in a baking tray and bake for at least 1 hour until tender - if using just one large beetroot, it can take 3 hours
  3. Remove from the oven and run under cold water for a couple of minutes until cool
  4. Peel, chop and reserve
  5. Heat the oil in a thick-bottomed pan over a low to medium heat.
  6. Add the onions and garlic and sweat over a medium heat with the lid on until soft and slightly caramelised.
  7. Add the apple and beetroot and cook for 10 minutes.
  8. Pour on the stock, add thevstar anise and seasoning and simmer for 20 minutes.
  9. Remove the star anise, then blitz the soup for 2-3 minutes until velvety smooth.
  10. Serve with snipped chives and a dollop of yogurt mixed with the horseradish

Serving suggestions

Serve with rye bread

Recipe source


Any vegetable stock will be fine.

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