Vegetarian Russian Borscht

  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 1 hr 35 min
  • total: 2 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    This recipe makes a nice big pot of borscht soup. Borscht freezes well for future enjoyment and it is even better the next day!

    Ingredients

    • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 lb beets (about 2 medium), peeled and cut into matchsticks
    • 5 large garlic cloves, minced
    • 8 oz. carrot (2-3 small), peeled and cut into about 1/8 " half circles
    • 1 medium onion, diced
    • 4 1/4 cup water, divided (using 1/4 cup 1st, then 4 cups)
    • 1 small green cabbage, shredded
    • 4 cups low/no sodium vegetable stock/broth
    • 5 Tbsp concentrated tomato paste (I love the Italian kind in a tube)
    • 4 bay leaves
    • 1 1/2 tsp of salt, divided
    • 3/4 tsp ground black pepper
    • 1 Tbsp sugar
    • 1 lb. white potatoes, diced into 1/2 inch cubes
    • 2-3 Tbsp lemon juice (start with 2 Tbsp and add another if you like)
    • 2 Tbsp fresh dill, chopped (or 1/2 Tbsp dried dill)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 92 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 10.73%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.08%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1355 mg 56.44%
    • Calcium: 29 mg 2.88%
    • Potassium: 452 mg 12.92%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.01%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 3 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.44%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.05%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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