On cold weather days it’s comforting and filling to have a nice bowl full of healthy soup. This quick Borscht recipe only takes 35 minutes to cook. Do the prep the day before and have a easy meal ready when a friend comes over.
Serves about 5 – 6
1 onion, finely chopped
2 beets, peeled, and cut into thin strips
2 carrots, peeled and cut into thin strips
4 cups vegetable stock
1 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 bay leaf
1 tbsp vinegar
Fresh parsley, chopped
Salt and pepper
In case you don’t have vegetable stock here’s a video showing how you can make your own.
Instructions for Borscht Recipe:
Melt the butter in a saucepan and cook the onion until almost tender. Add the beets and carrots and cook for about 5 minutes. Then pour in the vegetable stock, vinegar, sugar, bay leaf and tomato paste. Simmer the soup for about 30 minutes. Season well with salt and pepper.
Serve immediately with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkle with fresh parsley.
The picture above does not represent this recipe or how yours should look. I hope your borscht recipe turns out well and tastes good for you and your family or guests.