Winter Diet Tips: Give Beetroot A Delicious Spin With This Delightful Soup Recipe

Winter Soup: Beetroot is a humble veggie that is packed with multiple health benefits along with a delicious flavour and a vibrant deep colour.

Aanchal Mathur  |  Updated: November 05, 2019 10:45 IST

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Winter Diet Tips: Give Beetroot A Delicious Spin With This Delightful Soup Recipe

Beetroot soup will come handy during the winter chill.

Highlights
  • Beetroot is a superfood that is often not given its sure importance
  • It has endless health benefits and can be cooked in many different ways
  • Here is a beetroot soup with the twist of green apple that you can try

Winter Soup Recipe: Winters are here and it's time to embrace the amazing winter vegetables that are full of health benefits and exciting flavours. Amongst an array of vegetables and fruits that promise a combination of health, flavour and a vibrant display of colour that can brighten our plates, beetroot or chukandar (in Hindi) stands out. A humble root vegetable with a beautiful deep pink colour, beetroot boasts of being a superfood with unparalleled benefits. And, it doesn't just end there. The versatile vegetable can easily fit in with any of your culinary adventures to bring alive an otherwise boring dish.

The vibrant hue of the veggie comes from betanin, a pigment that is often extracted to create natural food colours and dyes. Did you know that beetroot was also used to add colour to wines back in the day! Interesting, isn't it?

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ltpubrhgBeetroot is an excellent source of iron, antioxidants and vitamin C

Beetroot is an excellent source of iron, antioxidants and vitamin C. It is also a great food for maintaining healthy haemoglobin levels. According to health experts, beetroot is also believed to prevent DNA damage, boost metabolism and strengthen the digestive system. Thus, one must include it in the winter diet to strengthen immunity of the body when the wrath of cold winds gets to you. And no, we aren't asking you to include it in your salads or side dish; instead toss it in a delicious soup along with the goodness of green apple.

Yes, we have a quick and easy beetroot and green apple soup recipe that you can prepare during the winter season and enjoy a cosy meal with a blanket wrapped around you. Here is a super healthy combination of beetroot with green apple that itself is rich in fibre, vitamin C and minerals. This soup would not only satiate you for long but will also provide a good amount of health benefits. The recipe has chopped beetroot, onion, green apples, peppercorns, butter tossed in vegetable stock and cream. It is served with a topping of chilli flakes and parsley. This hot bowl of beetroot and green apple soup can be your go-to winter delight this season! Find the recipe here and don't forget to make this delicious soup at home.



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