The Market Fare's Russian Borscht

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READY IN: 3hrs 45mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • The day before serving:.
  • In covered large kettle over medium-low heeat, simmer together for 2 hours: 3 cups hot water (or roast drippings if you have them-these are tastier!), beef, drained beets, carrots, onion, celery, bay leaf and salt.
  • Add tomato paste and sugar and simmer covered, 20 minutes.
  • Discard bay leaf.
  • Refrigerate.
  • About 20 minutes before serving:
  • Skim fat from soup surface.
  • Over medium heat, heat soup to boiling.
  • Add cabbage and cook till tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Stir in vinegar.
  • Remove from heat and ladle into bowls.
  • Serve, garnished with a dollop of sour cream.
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