This Russian Borscht Recipe is a traditional Ukrainian/Russian red borscht soup loaded with meat, potatoes, vegetables, cabbage and beets.
This hearty soup is so healthy and all the vegetables come together and taste wonderful.
– pork meat – salt – ground pepper – garlic – bay leaves – water – beets – potatoes – cabbage
You want to season the meat at least one day in advance. Rinse the meat before adding to the soup to remove the bay leaves and garlic.
TIPS HOW TO MAKE RED BORSCHT SOUP RECIPE
- If you are a fan of kidney beans, add them to your soup. – Be sure the potatoes are all cut into even pieces or they will be unevenly cooked.
– You can leave out the meat if you are looking for a vegetarian soup recipe. – Use a SLICER for the cabbage, it’s much easier shredding this way.
WHAT KIND OF MEAT TO USE FOR BORSCHT?
You can use your favorite meat for borscht. In classic Red Borscht recipes, the beef or pork has a bone on it.
Yes, you can substitute canned beets for fresh beets. Keep the juices of the canned beets as well.