Clear Beet Soup


Preparation info

  • 4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Taste of Russia

A Taste of Russia

By Darra Goldstein

Published 1983

  • About

Not all beet soups are hearty. This ruby-red consommé is simple to prepare, yet elegant enough to offer as the first course of a fancy meal. Be sure to serve the soup with a savory pie or crusty roll on the side.


  • 2 medium beets
  • 1 quart rich beef or Rich Vegetable Stock
  • 4 teaspoons


Preheat the oven to 400°F. Place the beets in a pan with a little water, cover, and roast them for 45 minutes to 1 hour, unt