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Borscht Bliss: The Beet Delight


About the Dish:

Borscht is a traditional Eastern European soup made with beets as the main ingredient. It is a hearty and nutritious dish that is often enjoyed during colder months. The soup has a vibrant red color and a unique flavor profile that combines the earthiness of beets with the tanginess of vinegar and the sweetness of carrots. Borscht is typically served with a dollop of sour cream and crusty bread.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 800mg
Total Carbohydrates 35g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 10g
Protein 10g


Ingredient Quantity
Beets 2 lbs
Carrots 2
Onions 2
Potatoes 3
Cabbage 1/2 head
Beef or vegetable broth 4 cups
Vinegar 2 tbsp
Salt 1 tsp
Black pepper 1/2 tsp
Sour cream for serving

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Peel and grate the beets, carrots, and onions. In a large pot, sauté the onions in oil until translucent. Add the grated beets and carrots and cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Step 2: Chop the potatoes and cabbage into small pieces. Add them to the pot along with the broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  • Step 3: Stir in the vinegar, salt, and black pepper. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Step 4: Serve the borscht hot, garnished with a dollop of sour cream. Enjoy with crusty bread.

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