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Euphoric Beet Bliss: A Twist on Traditional Borscht


About the Dish:

Borscht is a traditional Ukrainian soup that is also popular in many Eastern European countries. It is a hearty and flavorful dish made with beets, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, and other vegetables. Borscht is known for its vibrant red color and is often served with sour cream and fresh dill. This soup is perfect for cold winter days and is a great way to incorporate a variety of vegetables into your diet.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 900mg
Total Carbohydrates 30g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 10g
Protein 8g


Ingredient Quantity
Beets 2
Cabbage 1/2 head
Carrots 2
Potatoes 2
Onion 1
Garlic 3 cloves
Vegetable broth 4 cups
Tomato paste 2 tablespoons
Vinegar 1 tablespoon
Salt 1 teaspoon
Pepper 1/2 teaspoon
Sour cream (for serving)
Fresh dill (for serving)

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: Peel and chop the beets, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, onion, and garlic. In a large pot, heat some oil over medium heat and sauté the onion and garlic until fragrant.
  • Step 2: Add the beets and carrots to the pot and cook for 5 minutes. Then add the cabbage and potatoes and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Step 3: Pour in the vegetable broth and add the tomato paste, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  • Step 4: Serve the borscht hot, topped with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of fresh dill. Enjoy!

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