3 tablespoons oil
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
beet tops, chopped finely, optional
3 cups raw beets, peeled and diced
4 cups vegan beef broth or vegetable broth
chives or green onions, finely chopped, to garnish
1. Heat oil in soup pot and saute garlic, onions and beet tops until onions start to brown.
2. Add remaining ingredients, bring to a boil and simmer, covered, until beets are tender.
3. Blitz in food processor or blender until smooth. Serve topped with chives or green onions, if desired.
This soup is good hot or cold.
Source of recipe: I made up this recipe on a rainy day when I bought some fresh beets with the tops on.