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Rd's Russian Borsch Recipe

Looking for an easy RD's Russian Borsch recipe? Learn how to make RD's Russian Borsch using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rockydog

Makes 4 servings



Serve garnished with the sour cream and with French bread or if available Russian black bread.

Recipe Ingredients for RD's Russian Borsch

750 g beets (4 fresh or vacuum packed, 1 1/2lbs), cut into strips then in half
4 oz white cabbage, chopped
4 small potatoes
1 medium carrot, chopped
2 medium tomatoes, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1 lb beef, diced (any cut)
1 tbsp fresh dill (8 sprigs), finely chopped
3 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp vinegar
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp sour cream
1 salt and pepper

Recipe Directions for RD's Russian Borsch

  1. Put the beef, dill and the chopped onion into a large pan and cover with 3l of cold water. Bring to the boil and reduce heat. Cook on low for 1 1/2 hours.

  2. In a separate pan, melt a tbsp of butter. Add the beetroot, tomatoes and vinegar. Simmer at a low heat for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. If there is not enough liquid, add a small amount of broth.

  3. 15 minutes before the beef broth is finished, melt the remaining butter in another pan and gently saute the carrot and garlic for about 15 minutes.

  4. Once the beef broth is cooked, remove any fat and scum floating on the top. Add the chopped cabbage, potatoes, carrots and garlic. Stir well. Cook for another 15 minutes.

  5. Add the cooked beetroot and tomatoes. Stir well and cook for a further 5 minutes. Season soup with salt and pepper.

Categories

Beef, Soup, Eastern European

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 630.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
604
Calories from Fat
224
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.9g
38%
Saturated Fat
8.7g
44%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
119mg
40%
Sodium
295mg
12%
Potassium
2047mg
58%
Total Carbohydrates
54.6g
18%
Dietary Fiber
10.3g
41%
Sugars
21.3g
Protein
42.2g
Vitamin A 69% Vitamin C 104%
Calcium 11% Iron 39%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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