Food & Wine

Purple soup

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Beetroot & purple carrots velvety soup with goat cheese

Ingredients for 6 serves:

  • 3 beetroot chopped into small pieces
  • 3 purple carrots
  • 1 medium onion
  • olive oil
  • 1 lt chicken or beef stock
  • fresh goat cheese
  • salt & pepper

Method: Peel and chop onion, carrots and beetroots.

Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium – high heat. Add the onion & carrots , cook for 5′ or until onion is tender.

Add the beetroots and cook for 10′.

Add the chicken stock and bring to the boil partially covered for about 1 hour or until beetroot is tender. Season with salt and pepper

Trasfer the vegetables to a blender and process until smooth

Ladle soup into bowls and serve topped with goat cheese or feta . Sprinkle with chopped herbs (parsley , chives)

Purple foods are good for your heart , liver , kidneys , stomach , and immune system. 

 Darker the food, the higher the antioxidant level. Enjoy purple soup!
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