Russian Borsh. When I made friends, I found that many people had heard of Borscht, a traditional soup made with fresh beets, but few knew how to cook it. So I prepared this recipe from my grandmother, and everyone seemed to like it.—Svetlana Chriscaden, Falconer, New York. And definitely serve the borscht with sour cream, very traditional.
This is a meatless (not vegetarian) Borscht, and even my husband, who MUST have meat with every meal, loves this! Sometimes we make it in summer and serve it cold. It came from a cookbook many years ago, but I can't remember which one. You can have Russian Borsh using 11 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Russian Borsh
- It’s 1 large of beet grated.
- It’s 1 medium of onion diced.
- Prepare 1 medium of carrot grated.
- It’s 1 of celery diced.
- Prepare 2 medium of potatoes quartered.
- Prepare 1/2 head of cabbage thinly sliced.
- You need 1 lb of beef or veal stew.
- You need 1 tbsp of tomatoe paste.
- It’s 10 cup of water.
- You need 3 clove of garlic cut in halves.
- It’s 2 tbsp of oil.
And I've changed it over the years and I do my own. Borscht soup is a traditional Ukrainian soup made with beef, cabbage, beets, and other vegetables. It's known for the beautiful ruby-red color that comes from adding beets. The main ingredients that always go into borscht recipe is cabbage, beets, and beef.
Russian Borsh step by step
- pour the oil in a pot, sautee onions until golden..
- Throw in the grated carrots and the grated beets..
- stir and leave to saute for about 10 minutes..
- Add the tomato paste, stir and leave for another 10 minutes..
- Add the meat, potatoes, and the garlic.
- Add water to the pot, and bring to boil.
- cover partially, lower the heat to medium/low.
- let simmer for about an hour.
- In an hour, add the diced celery and the sliced cabbage.
- Cook for another 30 minutes until the cabbage is soft..
- pour into a bowl, with a dallop of sour cream (optional).
At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn't mind- she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with her beloved siblings, listening to her nurse's fairy tales. Borscht (English: / ˈ b ɔːr ʃ, ˈ b ɔːr ʃ t / ()) is a sour soup common in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. In English, the word "borscht" is most often associated with the soup's variant of Ukrainian origin, one of the most famous dishes of Ukrainian cuisine, made with beetroots as one of the main ingredients, which give the dish its distinctive red color. This Russian Borscht Recipe is a traditional Ukrainian/Russian red borscht soup loaded with meat, potatoes, vegetables, cabbage and beets.