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Easy Borscht

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"Great borscht, given to me by my 90yr old father-in-law, Vincent."
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Ingredients

2 h 35 m servings 517
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add potatoes, and cook until tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. In another pot, simmer ribs and onions in 4 cups of water for 2 hours, or until ribs are tender. Remove ribs, and set aside. Skim fat from simmering liquid, and pour in beet juice. Add chopped pork and beets, and bring to a simmer.
  3. In a bowl, whisk sour cream together with 2 cups of water and the vinegar. Slowly stir into soup. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve over boiled potatoes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 517 calories; 33.1 34.7 21.4 95 677 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Good and simple. Since I vegetarianized this, I used textured soy and two 'beef' bullion. Also added one carrot and two stalks of celery. I would recommend serving with a dollop of sour cream on...

Most helpful critical review

I added some fresh thinly sliced cabbage towards the end of the cooking process or if you are adventurous add sauerkraut it gives it a lot of good flavor. Additionally there is no need to cook i...

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Good and simple. Since I vegetarianized this, I used textured soy and two 'beef' bullion. Also added one carrot and two stalks of celery. I would recommend serving with a dollop of sour cream on...

I love borscht, I am originally from Ukraine where borscht is all you eat!

This was a very good soup. My grandson, who lived in Ukraine as a young child, loved it. My suggestions: using vegetable broth in place of the water and including 2 cups of grated cabbage when a...

you have to enjoy the flavor of beets, but this is an outstanding dish.

Not like my Russin mother used to make at home with veal on the bone, but very close...

I added some fresh thinly sliced cabbage towards the end of the cooking process or if you are adventurous add sauerkraut it gives it a lot of good flavor. Additionally there is no need to cook i...

Nice simple recipe. I added dill for authentic flavor an used precooked roast to me it in an hour. Wish I'd found this ages ago!