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

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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

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!...

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

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!!

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

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