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Bountiful Beet Bliss: A Vibrant Twist on Borsch


About the Dish:

Borsch is a traditional Ukrainian soup made with beets, cabbage, potatoes, and other vegetables. It is known for its vibrant color and rich flavor. Borsch is a hearty and nutritious dish that is commonly enjoyed during the cold winter months. The combination of vegetables provides a range of vitamins and minerals, while the addition of meat or beans adds protein. Borsch is often served with a dollop of sour cream and a side of crusty bread.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 800mg
Total Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugars 10g
Protein 15g


Ingredient Quantity
Beets 2 medium
Cabbage 1/2 head
Potatoes 3 medium
Carrots 2
Onion 1 large
Garlic 3 cloves
Beef or beans 1 lb or 1 can
Tomato paste 2 tablespoons
Vinegar 2 tablespoons
Salt To taste
Pepper To taste

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Peel and dice the beets, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, and onion.
  • Step 2: In a large pot, sauté the onion and garlic in oil until fragrant. Add the beef or beans and cook until browned.
  • Step 3: Add the diced beets, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, tomato paste, and vinegar to the pot. Fill the pot with enough water to cover the vegetables.
  • Step 4: Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 1 hour or until the vegetables are tender.
  • Step 5: Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Step 6: Serve the borsch hot with a dollop of sour cream and a side of crusty bread.

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