Beetroot, Ginger & Coconut Soup

Beetroot, Ginger and Coconut Soup Recipe

Beetroot is a rich source of fibre and many other valuable and protective nutrients. Coupled with the anti-inflammatory herbs ginger and turmeric, plus immune-supporting coconut, this is one very nourishing soup.

Serves: 4

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Beetroot, Ginger and Coconut Soup Recipe

By: Georgia Harding

This nourishing soup is filled with anti-inflammatory herbs such as ginger and turmeric, making it the perfect immune-supporting dish.


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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp butter, ghee or extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 brown onions, peeled & roughly diced
  • 3–4 cloves garlic, peeled & chopped
  • 2 heaped tbsp fresh ginger, peeled & finely chopped
  • 1 tsp freshly grated turmeric (½ tsp if using dry)
  • 3 medium beetroots (about size of a tennis ball), peeled & cut into roughly the same sized pieces
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 1 green apple, peeled & diced
  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock/broth
  • Good pinch sea salt & black pepper, to taste
  • 270mL tin coconut milk
  • Parsley & lemon wedges, to serve

Method


  • In medium-sized pot, heat butter over low heat and add onion, garlic and ginger. Sauté for 10 mins (do not brown).
  • Add turmeric, beetroot, carrot, apple and stock and season well. Bring to boil and reduce to slow simmer for about 15 mins or until beetroot is tender.
  • Allow to cool a little and place in high-speed blender or food processor with coconut milk (reserving ¼ can to serve). Blend until smooth and creamy. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. If you have particularly earthy beets, you can add a tsp or two of sweetener (coconut syrup or rice-malt syrup) to counterbalance.
  • Garnish with parsley and reserved coconut milk and serve with wedge of lemon (this really complements the flavour of this soup).

  

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Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding

Georgia Harding is a naturopath with almost 20 years experience, a mother and a passionate health educator. After many years consulting in a busy practice, lecturing in natural medicine and sharing her knowledge on talkback radio, Georgia decided to reach out and share her passion for holistic health by developing her blog, Well Nourished.
On her website, she shares fad-free health advice and intolerance/allergy-friendly recipes to inspire people to live happy, healthy lives and create delicious food memories.

Georgia’s ebook Rise and Shine: A Well Nourished Breakfast will inspire and guide you to prepare the most important meal of the day in just minutes. Her latest ebook The Well Nourished Lunch Box contains over 50 nut-free, allergy-friendly wholefood sweet and savoury snacks, lunches and meals to inspire you to pack a nourishing lunch box that your kids will love to eat and you will love to make.

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