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Easy Russian Borsch

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  Beef brisket/Meaty, lean short ribs 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Chopped onions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black peppercorns 6 , lightly crushed
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Grated raw beets 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Grated raw carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Diced potato 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tomato puree 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Thinly shredded cabbage 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Minced fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Whipped sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Combine beef, onions, bay leaf, salt, peppercorns and water.
Cover, bring to boil, lower heat and simmer 3 hours.
Strain, cool and chill to remove fat.
Bring stock to boil, add beets, carrots, potato and tomato puree.
Cook 10 minutes.
Add cabbage, bring back to boil and cook until tender-crisp.
Adjust seasonings with salt and pepper and serve sprinkled with parsley.
Pass a bowl of whipped sour cream.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2924 Calories from Fat 1450

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 161 g247.8%

Saturated Fat 52 g259.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 462.6 mg154.2%

Sodium 3683.4 mg153.5%

Total Carbohydrates 217 g72.4%

Dietary Fiber 55.7 g222.8%

Sugars 98.5 g

Protein 164 g327.8%

Vitamin A 573.7% Vitamin C 685.6%

Calcium 63.5% Iron 161.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Russian Borsch Recipe