Country Style Borscht
Country Style Borscht is made with garden fresh produce. Tastes just like Grandma made!
- 5 cups red beets cubed
- ½ medium green cabbage shredded
- 1 ½ cups diced carrots
- 3 cups potatoes cubed
- 1 cup onion finely diced
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp butter
- 6 tbsp tomato paste
- 8 cups chicken stock
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 2 tbsp white vinegar
- ¼ cup fresh dill chopped
- ½ tsp fresh ground pepper
- ½ tsp kosher salt
- ½ cup sour cream
In large soup pot heat olive oil and butter.
Add beets, cabbage, carrots, potatoes and onions, sauté until tender, about 15 minutes.
Stir in tomato paste and chicken stock.
Add bay leaves.
Season with salt and pepper. Taste to season as amount of salt used can vary depending on how salty broth is.
Bring to boil, then reduce heat to low.
Cover and simmer for 1 hour.
Add sugar, vinegar and dill.
Simmer for additional 15 minutes.
Serve with dollop of sour cream.
Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 710mg | Potassium: 1209mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 4530IU | Vitamin C: 41.3mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 4.6mg