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RECIPE: Apple Elderberry soup

So Good So You Founder Rita Katona joined us from her kitchen to share some elderberry-based recipes.

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Elderberry has been a buzz word in the health food industry for a while, famed for its immune boosting properties.

People love to take quick shots of elderberry juice when they feel a cold coming on.

So Good So You, makes juice shots you've probably seen in the refrigerated section at places like Lunds & Byerlys and Kowalski's, and they just released an elderberry shot.

Founder Rita Katona joined us from her kitchen to share some elderberry-based recipes.

Apple Elderberry Soup

Elderberry Soup 

*serves 1

Ingredients

1” fresh ginger root, peeled and diced

1 cinnamon stick (or ¼ teaspoon cinnamon)

1 small shallot, diced

1 small beet, chopped

½ apple, cored and roughly chopped

½ tablespoon olive oil

8 ounces veggie broth

2 ounces elderberry juice (or SGSY Elderberry Immunity shot)

½ apple, cored and cut into thin wedges

Instructions

Heat the olive oil and sauté ginger and shallot for 4-5 minutes until softened.

Add beets and apples and sauté 1-2 minutes.

Add broth and bring to a boil, cooking everything on medium heat (a low boil) until tender, approximately 10-12 minutes.

Remove cinnamon stick at this point, if using.

Transfer to a high-speed blender and puree until smooth.

Transfer back to the pot along with apple wedges.

Cook another 5-10 minutes until the apples are softened to liking.

Finally, stir in the elderberry juice, and season with salt & pepper to taste.