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Beetroot and Orange Soup    CD  HT  SP  35mins



Serves  4     Hot    Cold  Vegetables  Fruit  Herbs  Spices    Starter  Hors d'oeuvre   Gluten Wheat  Dairy  Free  Eggless



450g/1lb Fresh Beetroot with the tops

1.1L/2pts Fresh Chicken Stock

2 teasp Red Wine Vinegar

˝ teasp Ground Coriander (check ingredients)

Salt and Pepper

240ml/8fl.oz. Fresh Orange Juice

Orange Slices and Fresh Coriander to garnish




1. Cut the tops of the beetroot, chop them and place in a large saucepan.


2. Grate the beetroot and add them to the pan together with the chicken stock. Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer 25 minutes.


3. Strain well and discard the pulp.


4. Return the soup to the pan together with the vinegar, coriander,  orange juice, through.


5. To serve hot - transfer to soup bowls or plates and garnish with orange slices and  fresh coriander sprigs. To serve cold - allow to cool then refrigerate until well chilled. Serve garnished as above.  





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Common terms used when making sauces

Blend - To mix together ingredients, usually of different consistencies, to a smooth and even texture, utilising a utensil such as a wooden spoon or blender.

Coats a spoon – when a substance is rendered thin/thick enough so that when a wooden or metal spoon is inserted into it and taken out, the substance leaves a thin film “coating the spoon”.

Boil - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time.

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size


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Allow to cool, cover and refrigerate


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