HOT or COLD BEET SOUP (yep!occasionally I goof up)

Nancy J. Patrykus


Using fresh beets from a farm visit.
I have made many borscht soups, pickled,Harvard beets cakes,and breads. This one turned out different!!
Here is a different beet soup.
I do mean different!
Really different! LOL!
Read on .....
No meat in this recipe.
Just a can of beef broth.
Hope you enjoy my recipe.
It is really a wonderful soup..
Hot or cold.
Nancy. 8/4/13

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30 Min


30 Min


Stove Top


1 lb
fresh beets...cooked, peeled & cut up (2 cups)
2 stalk(s)
celery,..... diced
6-8 medium
green onions ...cleaned and cut up small
2 medium
carrots.......cleaned & diced
1 large
clove garlic........minced
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 medium
apple,....... peeled, cored and diced
2 medium
potatoes.....peeled & diced
1 can(s)
beef or chicken broth
1-2 Tbsp
lemon taste
salt, pepper and a sprig of dill when serving
hard boiled eggs, horseradish sauce sour cream & crackers. on the side..optional
1 small
kitchen witch.. this would not have happened!...

Directions Step-By-Step

Pre-pare veggies.
Sauté in a skillet with the olive oil.Add to a large pot with the can of broth.
Heat gently.
Prepare potatoes, apple and garlic.
Add to the pot. Simmer till cooked. Add a little water if needed.
Chop up the cooked beets in a food processor.
Or a blender with water added..
Add beets to pot.
Simmer till cooked.
Watch closely, add more broth, keep to a soup like liquid.
Here is where the fun begins!
I did say watch...closely!
This is where I goofed!
I had went down to do the laundry.
Then decided to do a little ironing.
Not sure how long I was...but this is what my kitchen looked like ...when I finally opened the kitchen door. The stove top!
What a site to behold!!
All I could do was laugh, !!
Why cry?????
Had to share this with you, there is a moral here ...somewhere. LOL
The floor!
Back of stove & exhaust fan!
Here is the clincher...

My kitchen looks like some of those horror movies!...
Blood all over!!
I went and bought more beets...
Here is soup picture. The way it should look.
Pinched from he internet.
This would not have happened ..
.if I had a KITCHEN WITCH !....LOL !!

I think I will remake it next in the crock pot..
then no worries. Live and
I have to sign off now.. get the ladder out and wash (scrub)the ceiling.
I wonder if it will turn pink! LOL!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: African
Dietary Needs: Vegan, Wheat Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom
Hashtags: #FRESH, #broth, #veggies, #beets