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Quick Borscht

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This quick borshct is a delightful vegetable soup reicpe prepared with beets as the key ingredient. Originating from Russia, the borscht can be prepared with added vegetables. This borscht recipe is flavored with dill and cooled in beef broth.
  Low sodium sliced beets 1 Can (10 oz) (With Their Juice)
  Low sodium beef broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Low fat plain yogurt 3 Tablespoon
  Radishes 2 Medium, trimmed and thinly sliced
  Cucumber 1 Small, peeled and thinly sliced
  Green onions and tops 1 , thinly sliced
  Snipped fresh dill/1/2 teaspoon dill weed 1 Tablespoon

In an electric blender or food processor, whirl the beets with their juice, the beef broth, and vinegar for 6 to 8 seconds or until smooth.
Pour into a small glass bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and chill in the refrigerator for 3 hours or overnight.
When ready to serve, ladle the soup into bowls, top each portion with equal amounts of the yogurt, and sprinkle with the radishes, cucumber, green onion, and dill.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Quick, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 165 Calories from Fat 8

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.95 g1.5%

Saturated Fat 0.49 g2.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.9 mg2%

Sodium 261.8 mg10.9%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g9.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.5%

Sugars 19.8 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A 34.3% Vitamin C 38%

Calcium 15.7% Iron 8.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Quick Borscht Recipe