Beetroot soup - borscht - Starters Mains Vegetarian - Morrisons Recipe

Enjoy this eastern European-style classic
By Morrisons.com

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsptbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, trimmed and sliced
  • 300g g potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 600g g fresh beetroot, peeled and grated
  • 1.5 litres vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsptbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • To serve
  • 100mlml soured cream
  • Fresh dill sprigs (optional)

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and gently fry the onion, celery, potatoes and beetroot for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Add the stock and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 35 minutes.
  3. Blend in a liquidiser until smooth, then return to a clean pan and warm through. Stir in the dill and season to taste.
  4. Serve the soup with a dollop of soured cream and a sprig of dill to garnish (optional).

Goes well with...

Casillero del Diablo Shiraz Rosé 75cl

Casillero del Diablo Shiraz Rosé 75cl

"A devilishly delicious dry drop, packed with forest fruits and a little herby edge. Perfect with wood-grilled seafood including the classic ‘prawn on the barbie'. Try a drop of this pink Chilean - it's a little bit bolder than most Rosé."

Grape:
Shiraz
Country:
Chile
6 Serves 6 people
15
40
146
Calories
73%
10.2g
Sugar
11%
5.7g
Fat
8.1%
2.3g
Saturate
12%
0.5g
Salt
8.3%
of your Guideline Daily Amount (GDA)