Borscht Recipe

Looking for an easy Borscht recipe? Learn how to make Borscht using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bradmole

Makes 10 servings



Yummo! Leave out the meat and half the calories.

Recipe Ingredients for Borscht

16 ounce pork sausage
4 cup beets, peeled and shredded
3 carrots, peeled and shredded
4 cup baking potato, peeled and cubed
4 cup stock, vegetable
2 tablespoon butter
1 medium onion, chopped
1 stalk celery, diced
6 ounce tomato paste
3/4 cup water
3 cup cabbage, cored and shredded
8 oz diced tomatoes, drained
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 salt and pepper to taste
1 tsp white sugar
3 tsp dill weed
1 teaspoon caraway seed, (optional)
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1/2 cup sour cream, for topping
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Recipe Directions for Borscht

  1. Place sliced potatoes and beets in a medium saucepan over high heat; cover with stock, and boil until vegetables are tender. Remove potatoes and beets with a slotted spoon, and reserve stock.

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in onions, caraway seeds, and salt; cook until onions become soft and translucent. Then stir in celery, carrots, and cabbage. Mix in reserved stock; cook, covered, until all vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.

  3. Add potatoes and beets to the skillet. Season with black pepper and dill weed. Stir in cider vinegar, honey, and tomato puree. Cover, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer at least 30 minutes. Serve topped with sour cream, extra dill weed, and chopped fresh tomatoes.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 398.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
314
Calories from Fat
164
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.2g
28%
Saturated Fat
7.3g
37%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
49mg
16%
Sodium
761mg
32%
Potassium
969mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
26.2g
9%
Dietary Fiber
5.2g
21%
Sugars
11.6g
Protein
13.3g
Vitamin A 76% Vitamin C 53%
Calcium 8% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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