Borscht – Cabbage Beet Soup
Borscht – Cabbage Beet Soup
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  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 1 hr 30 min
  • total: 2 hr
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  • Summary

    Ukrainian Borscht is a delicious and healthy vegetable soup that is known and prepared throughout Russian/Slavic cultures. This version includes beets, cabbage, potatoes, carrots and can easily be made vegetarian/vegan.

    Ingredients

    • 1½ pounds meat (I've used anything from chicken breasts to stewing beef or pork)
    • 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 4 quarts water
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1 tablespoon salt
    • 5 medium potatoes, cubed
    • ½ head cabbage, shredded
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
    • 3 medium carrots, grated/shredded
    • 2 large beets, grated/shredded
    • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
    • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon dried parsley (1 tablespoon freshly chopped)
    • 1 teaspoon dried basil (1 tablespoon freshly chopped)
    • 1 tablespoon dried dill (2 -3 tablespoon freshly chopped)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 754 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 40 g 60.93%
    • Saturated Fat: 10 g 49.03%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 200 mg 66.6%
    • Sodium: 1194 mg 49.74%
    • Calcium: 134 mg 13.44%
    • Potassium: 1301 mg 37.18%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.99%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 29 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 22.46%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 69 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 7 g
    • Vitamin A 330.31%
    • Vitamin C 84.8%
    • Vitamin D 12.47%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat9
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total8 oz-eq

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