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Roasted Beet Soup Recipe

Beets are one of the healthiest vegetables, high in iron and vitamin C, this guilt-free soup is perfect as a main course for lunch or a starter for a dinner party.
Ingredients

1 large beet
1 lb. carrots
1 medium onion
2 tbsp olive oil
4 cups chicken broth
Salt and pepper
Sour cream

Directions

Step 1: Preheat oven to 450°F. Peel beet, carrots and onion and slice into 1/2"-thick rounds. Toss vegetables in olive oil, spread on a large baking sheet and roast for about 20 minutes or until tender.

Step 2: Transfer vegetables to a large saucepan, add the stock, cover and bring to a boil. Simmer over low heat until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.

Step 3: Working in batches, purée the soup in a blender until smooth. Return soup to the saucepan, reheat gently and season with salt and pepper. Garnish with a dollop of sour cream.

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