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

Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Family or guests
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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 juice...to taste
add
salt, pepper and a sprig of dill when serving
optinal
hard boiled eggs, horseradish sauce sour cream & crackers. on the side..optional
1 small
kitchen witch.. this would not have happened!...

Step-By-Step

1Pre-pare veggies.
Sauté in a skillet with the olive oil.Add to a large pot with the can of broth.
Heat gently.
2Prepare potatoes, apple and garlic.
Add to the pot. Simmer till cooked. Add a little water if needed.
3Chop up the cooked beets in a food processor.
Or a blender with water added..
4Add beets to pot.
Simmer till cooked.
Watch closely, add more broth, keep to a soup like liquid.
Here is where the fun begins!
5I did say watch...closely!
This is where I goofed!
BIG TIME!!!!
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
6The floor!
7Back of stove & exhaust fan!
8Here is the clincher...

THE CEILING!!!!!
My kitchen looks like some of those horror movies!...
Blood all over!!
9I 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 learn...eh?
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