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Bountiful Beet Blast: Succulent Borsch Soup Delight


About the Dish:

Borsch is a traditional Ukrainian beet soup that is loved by many. It is a hearty and flavorful dish that is perfect for cold winter days. The soup is made with a variety of vegetables, including beets, cabbage, carrots, and potatoes. It is usually served with a dollop of sour cream and a side of bread. Borsch is not only delicious, but also nutritious as it is packed with vitamins and minerals from the vegetables.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 800mg
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 10g
Protein 10g


Ingredient Quantity
Beets 2
Cabbage 1/2 head
Carrots 2
Potatoes 3
Onion 1
Garlic 3 cloves
Tomatoes 2
Vegetable stock 4 cups
Bay leaves 2
Fresh dill 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
Sour cream for serving

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Peel and grate the beets. Shred the cabbage, grate the carrots, and dice the potatoes, onion, and tomatoes.
  • Step 2: Heat oil in a large pot and sauté the onions and garlic until fragrant. Add the grated beets and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Step 3: Add the shredded cabbage, grated carrots, diced potatoes, and tomatoes to the pot. Pour in the vegetable stock and add the bay leaves. Season with salt and black pepper.
  • Step 4: Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  • Step 5: Stir in the fresh dill and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Remove the bay leaves before serving.
  • Step 6: Serve the borsch hot, topped with a dollop of sour cream

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