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By Darra Goldstein
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.
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