Total Time
3hrs 45mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 3 hrs

I always thought borsht soup was just made with beets until I tried this recipe. Sorry cannot advise amount of water - this is the way the recipe was given to me and so I would assume using a normal size soup/stock pot.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Brown beef cubes with onion and salt & pepper to taste. (I used moose meat).
  2. Cover with 4 cups water and simmer 1/2 hour on low.
  3. Add cubed beets (8-10 cups) and simmer 10 minutes.
  4. Add more water til pot is 3/4 full. (I added 8 cups beef broth).
  5. Add bay leaves and simmer 1 hour.
  6. Add vinegar to taste and simmer 1 hour uncovered.
  7. Remove bay leaves and serve with dollop of sour cream.

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