Rd's Russian Borscht Recipe

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


Submitted by rockydog

Makes 6 servings



Serve with crusty bread for a tatsy meal

Recipe Ingredients for RD's Russian Borscht

1 1/2 lb beetroot, cut into strips then in half
4 oz red 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, finely chopped
3 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp vinegar
2 tbsp butter
1 salt and pepper

Recipe Directions for RD's Russian Borscht

  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, Main Dish, Eastern European

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 404.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
389
Calories from Fat
142
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.8g
24%
Saturated Fat
5.3g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
77mg
26%
Sodium
186mg
8%
Potassium
1324mg
38%
Total Carbohydrates
35.1g
12%
Dietary Fiber
6.6g
26%
Sugars
13.3g
Protein
27.9g
Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 68%
Calcium 7% Iron 26%
* 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 B6
  • High in vitamin C
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