Beet Detox Soup

 

Cook time: 45 mins

Total time: 45 mins

Serves: 2

Pink colored and tasting delicious, this beet soup is a real power house when it comes to nutrition.

 

Nutritional highlights

Beetroot is of exceptional nutritional value; especially the greens, which are rich in calcium, iron and vitamins A and C. Beetroots, are an excellent source of folic acid and a very good source of fiber, manganese and potassium.

Beets benefits: Lowering blood pressure, boost stamina, fights inflammation, anti cancer properties, detoxification support.

 

Ingredients

  • 3 medium beet roots
  • 2 carrots, finely diced
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 small leek, finely diced
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups vegetable broth, warm
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp chia, sunflower and pumpkin seeds, 1 teaspoon coconut milk, to garnish

 

Prepraration

  1. Place the unpeeled beet roots in a pot, cover with water, bring to boil then simmer for 30 minutes until tender.
  2. Drain from water and set aside to cool.
  3. Heat the coconut oil in a cast iron skillet, add the onions, garlic, leek, and carrot and cook for 5-7 minutes over low heat. Remove from the heat and transfer onto a plate.
  4. Peel the beet roots, cut into cubes, and add into the blender, together with the cooked vegetables and warm vegetable broth.
  5. Process to obtain a smooth cream.
  6. Season with salt and serve garnished with mixed seeds.

 

Enjoy!
 Vitae, because health is more than just the absence of illness!

 

 

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