Weekly Recipe Round-Up: Roasted Golden Beet Soup - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Weekly Recipe Round-Up: Roasted Golden Beet Soup

Chef Abbie Gellman RD

Weekly Recipe Round-Up: Roasted Golden Beet Soup

The top dishes this week were my NYC Smoked Salmon “Everything Bagel” Penne and Roasted Golden Beet Soup. You can find my Penne recipe here (https://chefabbiegellman.com/smoked-salmon-pasta/), and my soup recipe below.

This sunny soup is a perfect way to warm up in this seemingly never ending winter! Beets contain Betalains, a unique source of phytonutrients that help provide anti-inflammatory and detoxification support as well as antioxidants. The fennel gives the soup a touch of mellow sweetness and its own special blend of nutrients and immune support. Throw in a piece of crusty bread and you’re good to go! Woo hoo! Enjoy!

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Roasted Golden Beet Soup

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Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Keyword: beets
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Chef Abbie Gellman RD

Ingredients

  • 1 pound golden beets
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 2 carrots peeled and diced
  • 1 celery stalk diced
  • 1 fennel bulb diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ginger minced
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • Lemon juice optional

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Wash beets and wrap them individually in aluminum foil. Place in oven and roast ~60 minutes, until cooked. Once cooked, allow to cool enough to handle then rub off skin under running water and cut into smaller pieces.
  • While beets are roasting, heat dutch oven or pot over medium-high heat, add oil. Saute onion until translucent, ~3-4 minutes. Add carrots, celery, fennel, and salt. Saute for 8-10 minutes. Add ginger and saute for ~1 minute.
  • Add broth, bring to a boil then cover and lower to a simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add contents of pot and beets to a vitamix or blender and puree until smooth. Add orange zest and juice. Taste and add salt and/or lemon juice if needed.

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