Red Beet Detox Soup with Chia Seeds and Carrots

Cooking Time

25 min

Prep Time

10 min

Servings

2

Skill Level

easy

Whether you’re looking for a detox recipe, or you simply love the deep flavor of beets, you’ll enjoy this easy-to-prepare soup recipe.

Beets are a common ingredient used for a detox. This flavorful vegetable aids in helping your body to better balance hormones, cholesterol and energy levels. This beet soup will get you on the right track.

1

Peel carrots, quarter lengthwise and cut in ¼-inch cubes. Peel and finely chop spring onion and garlic.

2

Toast chia seeds in a pan for 3 minutes. Then remove and cool. Peel and halve red beets. Cut into ¼-inch cubes. TIP: We recommend wearing kitchen gloves for this step.

3

Heat 2 or 4 tbsp.* oil in a medium-sized pot and cook garlic and spring onion at medium heat for 1 minute. Add red beets and carrots and sauté for another 3 minutes.

4

Add 2 or 4 cups of water, bouillon cube, and thyme, bring to a boil, and simmer at medium heat for 15 minutes. In the meantime, mix cream cheese with 2 or 4 tbsp.* water, ¼ or ½ tsp.* salt, and pepper to taste in a bowl.

5

After 15 minutes, remove soup from heat and blend with a hand-held blender (or use a regular blender). Season with ¼ or ½ tsp.* salt and pepper to taste.

6

Serve this creamy red beet soup in round bowls. Garnish with cream cheese and chia seeds.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. red beets
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1-3/4 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 bouillon cube
  • 1-1/2 tsp. chia seeds
  • 2 tsp. dried thyme

Plus

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Sugar

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15

Servings

2

Skill Level

easy

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Servings

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Skill Level

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