Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Simple, Tasty Beet Soup

It's the root vegetable season and beets are one of the most overlooked foods around. It's such a shame, too. They provide a fantastic sweet taste and contain a wealth of nutrients.'s a quick and easy way to enjoy these delectables.

1 medium beet, peeled and sliced
1 small onion, cubed
1-2 garlic cloves, minced
1 medium carrot, peeled and sliced
1 slice green or red cabbage
3 cups water
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Place all ingredients into either a crockpot or stovetop pan. For crockpots, cover and cook over high heat for 3-4 hours. For stovetop cooking, cover and cook over medium heat until veggies poke done.

Serve while warm with some wholegrain crackers or bread.

Store leftovers in airtight container and refrigerator. It can also be frozen for future use.