Rachel Allen’s Raw Beetroot Soup with Dill and Honey Yoghurt –

 

A gorgeous, healthy and flavoursome soup. Serves four as a starter.

Ingredients

  • 200 g (7oz) natural yoghurt
  • 160 g (5½oz) peeled, cored and chopped apple
  • 160 g (5½oz) peeled raw beetroot, chopped (young tender beetroot is best)
  • 0.5 clove of garlic
  • 1 tsp toasted and ground cumin seeds
  • good pinch of salt
  • good twist of black pepper
  • 1 tblsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • walnut oil or extra virgin olive oil, to serve
  • for the dill and honey yoghurt
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 3 tsp chopped dill
  • 50 g (2oz) natural yoghurt

Method

  1. Mix all the ingredients for the dill and honey yoghurt together and chill until needed.
  2. Put the yoghurt and apple into a blender with 100ml (3½fl oz) water. First give it a quick blitz, then add all the remaining ingredients except the oil and whiz for a good length of time until as smooth as possible. Pour through a sieve, then chill before serving.
  3. To serve, pour the soup into bowls. Blob on some of the dill and honey yoghurt, then drizzle with walnut or extra virgin olive oil.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: