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Beetroot soup with apple

It is autumn again, ideal weather for a delicious pan of steaming homemade soup. I love homemade soup, it has it all, it is healthy, nutritious, easy and super tasty! This beetroot soup with fresh apples is prepared in 20 minutes.

Soup has a nice additional advantage. If your children do not drink that much during the day, soup is ideal. Soup keeps your moisture level up. A 250 ml portion of soup provides one sixth of the daily recommended amount of fluid in a child.

The beetroot is a superfood that unfortunately is not yet appreciated by everyone. Although it is a very healthy vegetable.

What do you need for this beetroot soup?

For a delicious pan of beet soup for four people, you need the following ingredients:

  • 500 grams of beetroot (about 5 pieces)
  • 1/2 celeriac
  • 1 apple (goudreinet)
  • 1 red onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 800 ml vegetable broth
  • 150 ml of crème fraiche
  • parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

How to make the beetroot soup?

  1. Peel the beets and cut into small cubes. Also peel and dice the apple and celeriac.
  2. Chop the onion and garlic.
  3. Heat the oil in a soup pan and fry the onion and garlic for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the beetroot, celeriac and apple and fry for about 5 minutes. Scoop the mixture occasionally.
  5. Add the water and the bouillon tablets, bring to the boil and let the soup – with the lid on the pan – gently boil for about 20 minutes.
  6. Puree the soup with the hand blender,
  7. Stir the crème fraîche into the soup and bring it to the boil briefly.
  8. Season the soup with some pepper and possibly salt.
  9. Garnish the soup with the parsley.

Why is beetroot soup healthy?

Beetroot is very healthy. They are a good source of vitamins A and C, essential for a strong immune system. They are rich in healthy nutrients and fiber. They contain a lot of iron, detoxify the liver and purify the blood.

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