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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Beetroot Soup

"Beetroot Soup", a traditional soup prepared for Xmas evening supper in Eastern-European countries. A deep pink-purple and highly refreshing "Borscht" is just so healthy and yummyyyy.... 

A month back, we got to taste it at a friend's place, who originally belongs to Poland! And his beautiful wife cooked and served it with steamed mushroom dumplings "Pierogi", which I found to be very similar to ravioli :)  

Definitely, beetroot dominates the complete dish with very delicate flavors of its natural sweetness. I must say, a worth-trying soup even for those who don't prefer beetroots... :)

Makes: 2 servings 


2-3 Beetroots (1 Can, if not fresh)
1 Onion (medium)
1/2 tsp Minced Garlic
3 cups Vegetable Stock
1 tsp Lemon Juice
1/4 tsp Black pepper powder
Salt, to taste


- Take vegetable stock in a deep-pan and add roughly chopped beetroot and onion along with rest of all ingredients.
- Bring it to boil on high heat and then simmer it for around 20 mins on medium heat.
- Strain the soup into a bowl and discard the veggies.
- Serve hot!!!


- Mushroom dumplings (Pierogi) to be served with this healthy soup!
- Homemade bread croutons goes well too :)

1 comment:

  1. yummy, i saw this recipe today on the Food safari Poland episode. Will try and make it at the next available chance.


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