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Traditional Russian Borscht Recipe

A healthy fiber-full colorful classic russian soup featuring beets and cabbage.

Course Soup
Cuisine Russian
Keyword russian borscht recipe
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 6 hours
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 lb beef cubed
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Onion
  • 3 Beets
  • 1 Cabbage medium size
  • 2 Potatoes
  • 2 Celery stalks
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 6 oz tomato paste

Directions

  1. Thinly slice cabbage 

  2. Peel and grate beets

  3. Peel and grate potatoes

  4. Wash and coarsely chop carrot and celery

  5. Chop onion

  6. Heat oil and sear meat on each side for 3 minutes in pan on stove top

  7. Remove meat from pan 

  8. Sautee onions and deglaze pan with a bit of stock

  9. Set CrockPot for 3 hours and pour in the water and broth

  10. Slowly layer in the vegetables and beef

  11. Season with salt, pepper, and red chili flakes

  12. Voila! Pour soup into bowl, and garnish with sour cream and parsely!