Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Beetroot Soup- Vegetarian Appetizer
The role of an appetizer is very crucial for any party. A party’s success depends very much on choosing a good appetizer.” Appetizers can make or break a party,” says appetizer expert John Macy.
I am a ‘Foodie’. A soup makes me wait for the starter and the main course, which again stimulates my appetite.I have come up with a classic appetizer in the form of Beetroot Soup- A vegetarian Appetizer, which will definitely ignite your appetite and would make the party more successful.
1.Beetroots-3 Medium Sized (Thinly Sliced)
2.Oil -2 tablespoons
3.Onion -1 medium(Roughly chopped)
4.Garlic -2 cloves(Roughly Chopped)
6.Carrots-2 medium(Thin Sliced)
7.Salt to taste
8.Black pepper powder-1/2 teaspoon
9.Tomato -1 large(Chopped fine)
10.Fresh cream-1 tablespoon
1.Heat oil in a deep pan. Add onions and garlic to the pan and sauté for 2 mins.
2. Add potato and carrots
3. Add salt, black pepper powder and stir. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
4. Add beetroots and 2 cups water.
5.Cover the pan and cook till the vegetables are almost done.
6.Add the tomato. Cook for around 8-10 minutes.
7.Strain the vegetables. Allow them to cool.
8.Blend all the vegetables (in a mixer) into a smooth puree adding a little cold water. 9.Transfer puree back into the pan.
10.Add the strained soup into it and mix well. Heat the soup till it comes to a boil.11. Pour into a soup plate, garnish with cream and serve hot.
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