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Chilled Beet Soup ~ Cold soups are fun in the summer, especially if you are entertaining and need something that can be made ahead.


Servings

serves 6-8

Total time

0 minutes


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ yellow or white onion (chopped)
  • 1 small potato (peeled and chopped)
  • 1 carrot, peeled and sliced
  • 1 stalk celery (sliced)
  • 3 medium Beets
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • salt
  • fresh cracked pepper
  • juice of lemon
  • 1 cup heavy cream, Greek yogurt, half and half, or creme fraiche; use enough to bring out a bright fuchsia
  • for garnish
  • a dollop of sour cream
  • a sprig of mint or dill


Method

  1. Melt the butter and oil in a heavy pot and saute all the vegetables for about 5 minutes over medium heat. Add in the stock.
  2. Bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for about 1/2 hour or until the vegetables are tender.
  3. Take off the heat and season with the salt, pepper and lemon.
  4. Puree the soup in batches in a blender or processor. Strain through a mesh strainer to catch any stray chunks.
  5. Stir in the cream, yogurt, or creme fraiche. Chill for several hours and then served garnished with the sour cream, mint, or dill.

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