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Hot Borscht, Russian Tea Room

Type: Vegetables
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

4 cups 948mlVeggie stock
3 cups 711mlBeets (large)
1   Carrot
2   Celery
2   Onions
1   Parsnip
1 cup 237mlCoarsely shredded cabbage
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozTomato pulp - fresh or canned
  (i use canned)
1 teaspoon 5mlSugar - (optional, the beets
  Are sweet)
1   Garlic - split and
  Impaled on a toothpick

Recipe Instructions

Peel beets and shred coarsely. Chop carrots, onions, celery and parsnip.

Boil stock and add beets, carrots, onions, celery and parsnip. Simmer covered 20 minutes. Add cabbage, tomato, sugar and garlic on toothpick.

Simmer 15 minutes until cabbage is tender. Remove garlic. Top with dill (fresh is best) and ff sour cream if you are so inclined. Serve hot.

Adapted from a recipe that I believe first appeared in Gourmet magazine.

Daisy Redman


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