Apple Soup

 In Blog, Nutrition

This recipe is modified from Epicurious’ Beet Soup in Roasted Acorn Squash:

Beets are great liver food. Beets and beet greens contain betaine, a liver detoxifier and bile thinner. This is a great recipe to cook while you’re doing a liver cleanse! If you’re interested in cleansing, I have a great program involving herbs as well as dietary options for a nice 3 week cleanse.

The Recipe:

  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 5 medium beets (2 pounds without greens), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 red apple such as Gala or Braeburn, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1-2 cups of water
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar

Cook the onion in oil in a 5-quart heavy saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add beets and apple and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, 30 seconds.

Add broth then simmer, uncovered, until beets are tender, about 40 minutes. Stir in vinegar.

Purée soup in a blender until very smooth, (use caution when blending hot liquids), transferring to a large bowl. Return soup to pan, then season with salt and pepper and reheat. If soup is too thick, add enough water to thin to desired consistency.

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