Thermomix Gingered Five Spice Beetroot Soup

by Tenina Holder
posted 09 Jul, 2019 (last updated 08 Jun, 2020)
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Come for the color and stay for the taste! This Gingered Five Spice Beetroot Soup recipe is a compelling one, both visually as well as the distinctive flavor that only beetroot brings – tangy, earthy and intriguing all at once. Along with a healthy amount of ginger and five spice, you will be captivated by this quirky recipe. It's a surefire way to impress at a dinner party, just make sure nobody wears white.



  • Fresh beet icon
    Fresh beet
    x 6¼ (about 28.22oz/800g)
    peeled, chopped
  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    1 (4.76oz/135g)
  • Ginger icon
    1.41oz/40g (about ½ cup)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    1.11fl oz/30g (2¼ tbsp)
  • Celery stalk icon
    Celery stalk
    1 (1.59oz/45g)
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    20.29fl oz/600g (2½ cups)
  • Chinese five spice icon
    Chinese five spice
    about ½ tsp (0.05oz/1g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    as needed
  • Plain yogurt icon
    Plain yogurt
    as needed


  1. Add red onion, ginger, extra virgin olive oil and celery stalk to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Chop - approx 3 sec, speed 5
  4. Sauté - approx 5 min, varoma, speed 1
  5. Then add fresh beet to the soup
  6. Chop - approx 7 sec, speed 7
  7. Then add vegetable stock and chinese five spice to the soup
  8. Cook - approx 15 min, 100°C, speed 5
  9. Purée - approx 1 min, speed 8
  10. Then add sea salt to the soup
  11. Transfer soup to medium bowl
  12. Top with plain yogurt

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