Saturday, June 18, 2011

Cold beet and kohlrabi soup

The sweet flavour of kohlrabi blends well with the earthy, full flavour or raw beet in this summer soup which is quickly made in your food processor or blender.

Cold beet and kohlrabi soup

1 beet, peeled, chopped
1 kohlrabi, peeled, chopped
½ cup chopped kohlrabi greens
1 small shallot, peeled, quartered
2 tablespoons grated white radish
pinch of fresh thyme
pinch of fresh tarragon
1½ - 2 cups hemp milk or almond milk
sprigs of fresh thyme

Beets, kohlrabi, thyme, and white radish

Preparation :

1. Having washed the vegetables, peel and coarsely chop them. Put them in a food processor or blender.

2. Wash and spin-dry the herbs. Crush them and add to the vegetables.

3. Add the shallot, the radish and the hemp or almond milk, then process or blend to a smooth puree.

4. Decant into two soup bowls. Garnish with a sprig of fresh thyme.

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