Rating: 4.17 stars
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

This delicious vegetarian borscht is made with beets and dried mushrooms and is a traditional dish in Poland on Christmas Eve. For extra flavor, add some garlic if you like. For a heartier soup, you can add dumplings.

Recipe Summary test

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Place dried mushrooms in a bowl, cover with cold water, and soak for 30 minutes. Drain.

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  • While mushrooms are soaking, place beets in a pot, cover with water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until tender, about 30 minutes. Drain and cool until easily handled. Peel and slice beets.

  • Place sliced beets in a large pot and cover with 4 quarts water. Add drained mushrooms, onions, garlic, allspice, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Stir in oil and lemon juice. Simmer over medium heat for 30 minutes. Garnish with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

107 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 11.1g; fat 7.1g; sodium 84.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (10)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/12/2020
loved this borscht - made according to recipe and wouldn't change a thing Read More
(3)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
03/24/2020
This is really bad. I scraped all my nice and good ingredients. Read More
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
02/12/2020
loved this borscht - made according to recipe and wouldn't change a thing Read More
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
10/22/2019
DELICIOUS! Read More
(1)
Rating: 5 stars
01/08/2019
This was yummy in my tummy. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
03/24/2020
This is really bad. I scraped all my nice and good ingredients. Read More