Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins
From the world-famous Katz's deli located on Houston Street in the Bowery section of New York City.
Make and share this Katz's Deli Borscht recipe from Food.com.
- 1 quart water
- 4 fresh beets, grated
- 1 cup chopped yellow onion
- salt, to taste
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- sour cream, for serving
- Combine the water, beets, onion, and salt in a large stockpot and bring them to a boil. Cook for 1/2 hour on low heat. Stir in the sugar and lemon juice. Cook 10 minutes more. Refrigerate the mixture to chill, about 30 minutes. Serve the borscht topped with a dollop of sour cream.