This is a fun and colourful recipe which tastes as good as it looks. It’s also surprisingly easy to make so it’s great for friends and family when you want to make something a bit different but don’t have a lot of time to spare!
Ingredients for 4 people:
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 tablespoon of chopped ginger
1 chopped red chilli (optional)
1 chopped onion
3 large cooked and peeled beetroot
1 can of coconut milk (low fat if you prefer)
4 cups of vegetable stock
1 handful of toasted seeds
1 handful of chopped coriander
salt and pepper to season
Heat a large pot with the oil and gently fry the chopped onion for 5 minutes until soft and golden. Add the ginger and fry for a further minute. Chop the cooked beetroot and add to the pot along with the chilli if you want. Continue to heat and stir gently for 2 minutes.
Now add the vegetable stock and increase the heat, bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Now you need to blend the contents of the pot, once it is smooth, add the coconut milk and a little salt and pepper, bring back to a high heat and serve with some chopped coriander and toasted seeds on top.