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Borscht (Russian Soup)

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Borscht is an amazingly delicious recipe. The effortlessly prepared Borscht is a dish that you would love to serve at your party.
  Water 4 Quart
  Beef short ribs/2 packages chicken necks and backs 1 Pound
  Potatoes 2 Large
  Celery 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Bell pepper 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Carrots 4 Large, grated
  Canned sauerkraut 8 Ounce
  Frozen lima beans 5 Ounce
  Cabbage 4 Cup (64 tbs), chopped and grated
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Canned whole tomatoes 16 Ounce
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Boil chicken necks and backs (or short ribs and bones) with peeled potatoes in water for 1 hour to make broth.
While that is in process, chop celery, bell peppers, cabbage and onion.
Grate carrots.
Put in broth (take bones out).
If using beef ribs, tear meat off and put in also.
Put in sauerkraut, tomato sauce and whole tomatoes.
Squash whole tomatoes in hand over broth so that it breaks it up into small pieces.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Sprinkle in accent, about 2 tsp.
Let cook on low for about 3 hours.
Take out potatoes and chop or squash into small pieces; put in lima beans and boil for 20 minutes.
Ready to serve.
Makes quite a bit; good for freezing.

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Borscht (Russian Soup) Recipe