Friday, February 5, 2010

Great healthy soup recipe with tonz of veggies!

I know that not everyone will like the sound of this recipe, but it is great. I ate a lot of it in russia. It is really good. Give it a try! Healthy too!

Borscht Recipe
8 cups beef broth, fat free, low sodium.
1 pound of beef, sliced into bit size pieces, (optional).
1 large onion, peeled, diced.
4 large beets, peeled, chopped
4 carrots, peeled, chopped
1 large russet potato, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 cups thinly sliced cabbage
3/4 cup chopped fresh dill
3 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1 cup low fat sour cream.
Salt and pepper to taste

1 Bring 4 cups of the beef broth, the beef, and onion to boil in large pot. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until meat is tender, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
2 Transfer meat to work surface; trim fat.
3 Add remaining 4 cups broth, beets, carrots, and potato; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.
4 Stir in meat, cabbage and 1/2 cup dill; cook until cabbage is tender, about 15 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in vinegar.
Ladle soup into bowls. Top with sour cream and remaining 1/4 cup dill.
Serves 6.


  1. I will have to give it a try! Minus the beets. Bluck! :)

  2. I love beets! I think I'll try a batch this week end, No chance of Tony eating this so I should have some left overs for my lunch next week.


  3. Great soup! Was great to come home a have a nice hot bowl of soup in this crappy freezing weather.