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    Old Fashion Ukranian Borscht

    Old Fashion Ukranian Borscht

    Photo by kuca_murisa

    This soup is my all times favourite. My dad's grandma used to make it all the time. Its easy and very healthy.

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    • 2

      lbs lean stewing beef, cut in ½-inch pieces

    • 5

      medium potatoes, cubed

    • ½

      a small cabbage, shredded

    • 2

      medium size beets, cubed

    • 3

      medium carrots, grated

    • 2

      large onions, chopped

    • 2

      tbsp tomato paste

    • 1

      tsp white vinegar

    • 5

      cloves of garlic, minced

    • 2-3

      bay leaves

    • salt/pepper to taste

    • 2

      tbsp olive oil

    • parsley


    1. Boil the beef in 4L pot for about 90 minutes on medium. Reduce heat to medium and continue to simmer. 2. Cube beets into small pieces. In a medium frying pan saute beets on a medium heat with 1 tbsp on oil for about 7 minutes. Add vinegar and the tomato paste and stir. 3. Peel potatoes and cube into bite sizes. Add to the simmering broth with salt and pepper to taste. 4. In a small frying pan saute chopped onion and grated carrots with the remaining 1 tbsp olive oil for about 7 minutes. 5. Shred the cabbage. Raise the heat of the soup to med-high and add the cabbage, boil for 5 min. Add the beets and boil for another 10 minutes. 6. Add the onion-carrot mixute and throw in the bay leavesas as well as the minced garlic. Cover. Remove from the heat and let stand for 10-15 minutes. 7. Serve with some fresh parsley and sour cream.


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