Borscht (Russian-Style Beet Soup) Recipe | Yummly

Borscht (Russian-Style Beet Soup)

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310Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil (or light olive oil)
  • 1 pound beef stew meat
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8 cups beef broth (divided)
  • 1 3/4 pounds beets (roots only; use the greens for something else, scrubbed and trimmed)
  • 4 medium carrots (finely chopped)
  • 3 stalks celery (diced)
  • 1 onion (large, chopped)
  • 1 starchy potato (large, such as Russet, scrubbed and chopped)
  • 1/2 pound savoy cabbage (thinly sliced into shreds, about 5 cups shredded)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt (use a bit less if using fine salt)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 6 tablespoons red wine vinegar (or apple cider vinegar; more or less to taste)
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill (chopped, plus more for garnish if desired)
  • sour cream (for garnish, optional)
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    NutritionView More

    310Calories
    Sodium92% DV2200mg
    Fat14% DV9g
    Protein25% DV13g
    Carbs15% DV45g
    Fiber48% DV12g
    Calories310Calories from Fat80
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol<5mg1%
    Sodium2200mg92%
    Potassium1690mg48%
    Protein13g25%
    Calories from Fat80
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate45g15%
    Dietary Fiber12g48%
    Sugars22g44%
    Vitamin A220%
    Vitamin C80%
    Calcium15%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(5)

    I had no idea what to do with my beets before they went bad. I thought of freezing them and using them for smoothing later... thank God for Yummly and Faith for this recipe!!! I did not use meat and used vegetable broth instead. Tasty and comforting! Really really liked it, I did not know the dish or have ever heard of it so I am super happy with the result.
    Datsko a year ago
    Really good. Served with fresh crusty bread and corn on the cob. 3 yr old was not a fan but still ate some.
    mccormack a year ago
    absolutely wonderful! With that dolop of sour cream, heavenly. I use Beef stock, and a touch of butter...
    Peter Ovesny a year ago
    Good recipe. Personally I would tone down the cider and add a dash more allspice and another bayleaf. Works as a fantastic base recipe for borcht with beef.
    Hungry Person 3 years ago
    Made some slight modifications — carmelized the onions and added a lot more black pepper. Soup turned out hearty, smooth, and well balanced between the sweetness of the veggies and the sourness of the vinegar.

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