Chilled Cream of Beet Soup

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Chilled Cream of Beet Soup

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Sweet beets combine with creamy avocados for this alluring, satisfying, and not to mention stunningly-colored soup.

INGREDIENTS:
4 medium beets
1 avocado, chopped
1 lime, juiced
2 cups water
3 Tbsp hemp seeds
1 Tbsp ground coriander
¼ tsp sea salt
fresh cilantro leaves & black pepper for garnish (optional)

DIRECTIONS:

Roast: Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Trim the beets and remove stems and end. Individually wrap each beet in tin foil. Roast for 1 hour and allow to cool completely. Using a paper towel, rub off the beet skins. Chop coarsely.

Blend: Place the beets, avocado, lime juice, water, hemp seeds, coriander and sea salt in a blender. Blend until completely smooth.

Chill: Place soup into refrigerator, and allow to chill for a minimum of 30 minutes.

Serve: Pour into serving bowls and sprinkle with cilantro and black pepper if desired.

Serves 4

Healthy benefits: vegan, gluten-free, cholesterol-free

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