Beetroot, Sweet Potato & Artichoke Soup

A delicious, gut healthy, beetroot soup. Artichokes contain a powerful prebiotic polysaccharide called Inulin. It is not digested in the small intestine but is devoured by healthy gut bacteria in the large intestine which is great for a healthy gut. Sweet potato and beetroot contains fibre which pushes gut contents along its journey through the digestive system and can be of benefit during any constipation or bloating issues. 

Marian Hearne

Recipe by Marian Hearne
Serves - 3
Prep. Time - 5
Cooking Time - 15


  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 60g chopped red onion
  • 400g chopped beetroot
  • 200g chopped sweet potato
  • 100g chopped celery
  • 70g chopped Jerusalem artichoke
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar (optional)
  • salt and black pepper


  • Melt the coconut oil and fry the onion until soft in a medium saucepan
  • Add in the beetroot, sweet potato, celery, artichoke, fennel seeds, and vegetable stock
  • Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes
  • Whizz in a high-speed blender until smooth and return to the saucepan. Stir in the balsamic vinegar (if using) and reheat
  • Check the seasoning and adjust to your liking. Serve up

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