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Christmas Borscht

Cuisine: German
Type: Vegetables
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

32 oz 909gBeets - diced canned
3 cups 711mlWater
1   Celery stalk
1   Carrot - quartered
1   Bay leaf
1   Garlic clove - peeled
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlPeppercorns - whole
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
1 tablespoon 15mlLemon juice
1 teaspoon 5mlSugar
1   Dairy sour cream or dill - sprigs

Recipe Instructions

Drain beetsm reserving liquid. Set beets aside. In a large saucepan combine beet liquid, water, celery, carrot, bay leaf, garlic, peppercorns and salt. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Remove vsegetables and seasonings with a slotted spoon. Stir in reserved diced beets, lemon juice and sugar. Continue cooking 10 minutes or until heated through. Serve topped with sour cream and/or dill sprigs. Makes 8 servings.

Tops Grocery Store Ad flyer. November 12, 1991 "Polish Christmas Eve"

Elizabeth Powell


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