Healthy Soup: Beetroot and Orange Soup

Do you have a low haemoglobin count, but hate eating beetroot? Then try this yummy and delicious beetroot and orange soup, which is packed with vitamins and minerals and will make you fit and healthy. This beetroot and orange soup recipe was shared by Ponmathi Srilekha from Lekha Foods.

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Ingredients: 

750 grams raw beetroot, peeled and sliced
2 large onion, peeled and chopped
Finely grated rind and juice of 5 oranges
2 bay leaves
2 liters stock
Salt
Freshly ground black pepper
200 ml plain low-fat yoghurt
2 orange, slice, to garnish

Method:

1. Put the beetroot in the pan with the onion, orange rind and juice, bay leaf, stock, and salt and pepper to taste.
2. Bring to the boil, then lower the heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour until the beetroot is tender.
3. Work the soup to puree through a sieve, or in an electric blender. Return to the rinsed-out pan, and then bring to the boil, stirring occasionally.
4. Taste and adjust the seasoning. Stir in the yoghurt and serve hot or chilled.
5. Garnish it with orange slices.

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