Candy cane soup

Baby it’s cold outside! Lets warm up with this creamy Christmas spiced beet soup topped with rich cream and fresh dill.¬†


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Preparation

1

Prepare the vegetables for the soup: Wash and rinse all produce.  Dice the onion in 1 cm dices. Peel the potatoes and beets and cut in 1 cm dices. 

2

Cook the onion:  In a large pot on medium high, add oil (1/2 tsp, 1 tsp) and onion and cook for about 5 minutes until tender. This should take about 5 minutes.

3

Cook the soup: Once the onions are tender, add salt (1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp), pepper (1 pinch, 1/8 tsp), Christmas spices, potato dices, beet dices and water (4 cups, 8 cups). Note that you can adjust the amount of water based on how thick you like the soup. We recommend adding water until it just covers the vegetables in the pot.

Bring the soup to a boil on high heat and cook about 30 minutes until the beets and potato are fork tender.

4

Blend the soup: Place the soup in the blender* and blend until smooth, about 1 minute. If required, blend the soup in 2 batches to ensure the blender is not overfilled. Return the blended soup to the pot. Combine. Taste and adjust salt and pepper as desired.

*Note: If you don’t have a blender, skip this step.

5

Prepare the toppings: Cut the dill in small pieces of about 2 cm long.  

6

Assemble and serve:  In individual bowls, place the soup, Pour the cream in a measuring cup with a beaker* and draw a spiral in each bowl. Use a knife or spoon to create a fun design with the cream and the soup. Garnish with the dill. Serve.

*Note: If you don’t have a measuring cup with a beaker use a spoon.¬†
*Note: If you don’t have a blender, don’t use the cream as it won’t look good. Decorate the soup with fresh dill.

bon appétit!

Ingredients

Included

5 portions

10 portions

potato

400 gr

800 gr

beet

500 gr

1000 gr

onion

1 small (100gr)

1 medium (200gr)

Christmas spice blend

1 tsp

2 tsp

cream 35%

1/4 cup

1/2 cup

fresh dill & sprouts

2 gr

4 gr

oil*

1/2 tsp

1 tsp

salt*

1 tsp

2 tsp

pepper*

1/8 tsp

1/4 tsp

water*

4 cups

8 cups

Cooking with Kids

Cooking for kids?
Go easy on the fresh dill  and Christmas spice for kids as they may not like their flavour.

Making this recipe with kids?
Ask the child to help by completing step 3 & 6:

  • Cook the soup
  • Assemble¬†& Serve

Recommended Wine Pairing

Recommended wine pairing provided by Willow Park Wines & Spirits

DR. LOOSEN RIESLING
Loosen Bros. Riesling embodies the delicate and racy characteristics of traditional, slate-soil Mosel vineyards at a very affordable price for every day enjoyment. It is a bright, vibrant, fruit-driven wine, with a juicy mid-palate and a crisp, drying finish
Region: Germany
Colour:
White
Alcohol: 8.5%

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Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free. 

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