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Thai Curry Beetroot Soup

Thai Curry Beetroot Soup is smooth, silky and full of bold color and complex flavors.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Thai, Western
Keyword beetroot soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 206kcal

Ingredients

  • 600 g (1.32 lbs) beetroot approximately 3 large beetroots
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 green onions (spring onions) finely chopped
  • 1 - 2 tsp Thai red curry paste
  • 500 ml (2 cups) vegetable stock
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 200 ml (6.76 oz) coconut milk
  • lemon juice to taste
  • chopped herbs for serving

Instructions

  • Remove the leafy parts of the beetroot. Do not trim the roots so that it does not bleed
  • Preheat oven to fan assisted 180C / 200 C / 400F.
  • Wrap each beetroot individually in foil and bake for 40-60 mins, till cooked.
  • Allow to cool, then unwrap, peel, and chop the beetroot.
  • Place beetroot in a large soup pot, along with green onions, curry paste, vegetable stock, salt and pepper.
  • Cover, bring to a roiling simmer and then reduce to a simmer, and simmer for about 5 mins.
  • Transfer the soup to a blender, add in the coconut milk, and then blend till silky smooth.
  • Add the lemon juice (if desired), top with chopped herbs and serve warm.

Notes

Thai Curry Beetroot Soup Tips 

Here are a few helpful tips to keep in mind to ensure your Thai Curry Beetroot Soup turns out perfect every time.
  • To keep your hands from staining, wear plastic gloves when working with the beetroot.
  • Feel free to use more curry if you like the heat. Or swap in green curry or yellow curry paste if you prefer.
  • For a quicker soup, you can use store-bought beetroot that is preserved in water.
  • You can roast the beetroot in advance and keep it in the fridge until you're ready to make the soup.
  • Leave room at the top of the blender to prevent the warm soup liquid from overflowing. 

Thai Curry Beetroot Soup Weight Watchers Points

There are 8 Freestyle SmartPoints in a serving of Thai Curry Beetroot Soup.

Nutrition

Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Sodium: 625mg | Potassium: 631mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1026IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 3mg