Red Beet Soup

The natural sweetness of beets makes this a tasty soup. Always take special care when puréeing hot liquids. It’s safer to cool them a bit first.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10


  • 2 lbs. fresh beets, peeled and diced
  • 1 large white onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 gallon vegetable stock
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh thyme leaves, divided
  • 1 cup plain yogurt


  • Simmer the beets and onion in the stock with 1 tablespoon thyme for 1½ hours, uncovered. Let cool slightly and carefully purée in a blender or using an immersion blender.
  • Ladle the soup into serving bowls. Garnish each with a dollop of the yogurt and sprinkle the remaining thyme over the top.