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


★★★★★ 1 vote

Family or guests
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
  • 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!...

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


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

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

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

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: African
Dietary Needs: Vegan Wheat Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom

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