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Russian Borsch

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  Beetroot 200 Gram
  Cabbage 200 Gram, finely chopped
  Onion 200 Gram, finely chopped
  Potato 1 Large, finely chopped
  Carrot 1 , grated
  Tomato ketchup 6 Tablespoon
  Cooked tomatoes 1 Kilogram (Make The Tomato Puree)
  Lemon juice/Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Cornflour 2 Tablespoon
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Wash and peel beetroot, wash again and grate it.
Add 1 tablespoon butter and one cup water to grated beetroot and boil till it is just cooked.
Add vinegar, tomato puree and tomato ketchup.
Melt remaining butter in a pan and fry onion, cabbage, potatoes and carrot.
Add three cups water and cook till vegetables are tender.
Add salt, pepper, sugar and bay leaf.
Also add beetroot mixture.
Simmer on low heat for four to five minutes.
Blend cornflour with four tablespoons water and add it to simmering borsch.
Cook for a minute more; remove from heat.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1934 Calories from Fat 493

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.8%

Saturated Fat 35.4 g177%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 137.2 mg45.7%

Sodium 1616.3 mg67.3%

Total Carbohydrates 341 g113.7%

Dietary Fiber 29.9 g119.7%

Sugars 165.7 g

Protein 29 g57.9%

Vitamin A 342.4% Vitamin C 659.5%

Calcium 59.5% Iron 71.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Russian Borsch Recipe