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Cream of beet with Feta & herbs

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  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 36 min
Yields 6 Servings
cream of beet with feta herbs

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon (15 mL) butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 6 cups (1.5 L) beets peeled and diced
  • 3 cups (750 mL) chicken or vegetable broth no salt added
  • 1 cup (250 mL) milk
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 apple finely diced
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) Canadian Feta crumbled
  • 1 1/2 tbsp (25 mL) fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 1/2 tbsp (25 mL) fresh dill chopped
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Preparation

In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat and cook vegetables for 5 minutes.

Add broth, milk, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and simmer for 25–30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Puree using a hand or upright blender. Serve soup garnished with apple, Feta, parsley and dill.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 154 Calories
Protein: 7 g
Carbohydrate: 21 g
Fat: 5 g
Fibre: 4.6 g
Sodium: 265 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 11 % / 126 mg
Folate: 72 %
Magnesium: 17 %
Vitamin B12: 24 %
Vitamin C: 19 %