Intrigued? Our kids love that the color and texture of this soup allow them to pretend that they are blood-sucking vampires. It makes dinner fun and exciting - and a little gross. And we all love this soup, which is a tasty and healthy combination of beets, red lentils, rosemary, and miso paste.
3 medium carrots, peeled or scrubbed and chopped
2 beets, peeled or scrubbed and chopped
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 large onion, diced
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary or 2 teaspoons dried
1 tablespoon fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried
1 cup dried red lentils
2 bay leaves
6 cups water or stock
3 tablespoons light miso paste
Makes 6-8 servings.
From Feeding the Whole Family by Cynthia Lair