Polish Cold Beet Soup (Ch?odnik)
Polish Cold Beet Soup (Ch?odnik)
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Polish Cold Beet Soup (Ch?odnik) is a variation of red borscht that’s served cold during hot summer months. Its sweet/sour flavor is refreshing and its rich pink color makes it as pretty as it is delicious.

    Ingredients

    • 1½ lbs/680 g (about 4 medium) beets (beetroot), trimmed, scrubbed, peeled, and grated on a box grater
    • 2 cups (475 ml) chicken or vegetable stock (use vegetable to keep this dish vegetarian)
    • 4 radishes, trimmed, scrubbed, and grated on a box grater
    • 4 scallions, green and white parts, thinly sliced
    • 1 to 2 cloves garlic, crushed
    • ½ English cucumber, peeled and grated on a box grater
    • ¼ cup chopped fresh dill
    • ¼ cup (60 ml) heavy cream, whipped to soft peaks
    • ¾ cup (180 g) sour cream
    • 2 cups (475 ml) plain kefir
    • ½ cup (120 ml) strained sauerkraut or kosher dill pickle juice (from sauerkraut or pickles in the refrigerated section, not canned)
    • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice or 2 tablespoons organic raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
    • Hardboiled eggs, peeled and halved or quartered (1 per serving)
    • Fresh dill

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 742 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 52 g 80.08%
    • Saturated Fat: 33 g 164.24%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 188 mg 62.6%
    • Sodium: 1139 mg 47.44%
    • Calcium: 457 mg 45.73%
    • Potassium: 726 mg 20.74%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.42%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 36 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.77%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 16 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 65.9%
    • Vitamin C 44.38%
    • Vitamin D 9.45%
    • * 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 - Fat10
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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