Beet Bisque

Number of Servings: 4 (505g)
Active Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 25 Minutes

The best flavors sometimes come in simple packages.  Sweet beets and carrots with high-quality broth combine for a soothing soup.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup onion, minced
  • 4 cups beets, trimmed, peeled, and diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoon sour cream (optional)

Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until softened. Add the beets and carrots and cook for 5 minutes. Add the broth, water, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low, cover the pan, and simmer until the beets are very tender.
  3. Remove from the heat and let cool slightly. Using an immersion blender, blend until pureed. Serve warm, garnishing each bowl with sour cream.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 505g

Amount per serving
Calories 160
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 550mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 14g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 61mg 4%
Iron 1.7mg 10%
Potassium 565mg 10%
Vitamin A 136.1mcg 15%
Vitamin C 12mg 15%
Vitamin E 1.2mg 6%
Vitamin K 7.6mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1.2mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 159.7mcg 40%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 2.2mcg 6%
Chloride 10mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 0%
Phosphorus 72.8mg 6%
Iodine 0.8mcg 0%
Magnesium 39mg 10%
Zinc 0.6mg 10%
Selenium 1.2mcg 2%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.8mcg 6%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (filtered Water, Organic Carrots, Organic Tomatoes, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Garlic, Organic Leeks, Sea Salt, Organic Bay Leaves, Organic Parsley, Organic Thyme), Beets, Water, Onion, Carrots, Olive Oil, Lemon Juice, Salt, Black Pepper.

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