Beetroot, Juniper & Pear Soup Recipe | Abel & Cole
Beetroot, Juniper & Pear Soup
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 35 mins
This is jam-packed full of celery, carrots and juniper berries, teamed with beetroot for ultimate purple power.
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Ingredients you'll need
  • 1 onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 stick of celery
  • A bag of beetroot
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 8 juniper berries
  • 1 pear
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  • A gloss of oil
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 750ml boiling water or stock
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Peel and finely chop your onion. Scrub your carrot and celery clean. Finely dice.

  • 2.

    Set a large, lidded pot over high heat. Add a gloss of oil. Swirl your diced veg through the oil. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Lower heat. Cook for 5 mins, stirring a few times.

  • 3.

    Peel your beetroot. Cut into 3cm chunks. Add to the pot along with the bay and juniper. Cook for 5 mins. Add your boiling water or stock. Bring to the boil.

  • 4.

    Pop a lid on. Cook for 25 mins or till the beetroot is tender right the way through.

  • 5.

    Remove the bay leaves. Peel, core and dice your pear. Add it. Blend till smooth.

  • 6.

    Taste. Adjust seasoning to your liking. Blend in a little more water or stock, to reach desired consistency.