Beet Soup - Rødbedsuppe

Serves 6

Wash the beets and scrape but do not peel them. Cut beets into small chunks. Place in a kettle with the remaining ingredients, except to sour cream. Cover with water, put a lid on the kettle and simmer 2½ hours over low heat. Strain through a sieve or colander.

Serve cold with a topping of sour cream.