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Country Style Borscht

Course: Dinner, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: borscht, beet soup, soup
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 274kcal
Author: Laureen King
Country Style Borscht is made with garden fresh produce. Tastes just like Grandma made!
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Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

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