Russian Borscht

Ready in 1h

Try this Russian Borscht recipe, or contribute your own.


Vegetable cooking spray
2 ts Dried whole dillweed
32 oz tomatoes, fresh; Diced, peeled
2 c Onions; chopped
63 oz Low-sodium chicken broth
1 ts Cream of tartar
8 c cabbage, fresh; Finely chopped
2 1/2 c fresh beets; Peeled, diced
3 c round red potatoes; Diced, unpeeled
3/4 c Low-fat sour cream

Original recipe makes 4



Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium heat until hot. Add cabbage and onion; saute 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove from heat; set aside. Combine chicken broth and cream of tartar in an 8-quart Dutch oven or stockpot, and stir well. Add potato and beets; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered 20 minutes or until tender. Add cabbage mixture, tomatoes, and dillweed; stir well, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes. Yield: 4-1/2 quarts (serving size: 1-1/2 cups soup and 1 tablespoon sour cream). Per serving: 208 Calories; 2g Fat (6% calories from fat); 27g Protein; 40g Carbohydrate; 3mg Cholesterol; 1026mg Sodium Serving Ideas : Serve with sour cream. NOTES : Carol Perez, of Willits, California, reduced the butter and cream in this classic Russian soup to suit her healthier lifestyle. Recipe by: Cooking Light, Mar/Apr 1993, page 106 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #416 by on Jan 28, 1997.

Verified by stevemur
Alert editor   
Calories Per Serving: 365 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Take your recipes anywhere

Save to your recipe box and bring to the store with free BigOven membership!

Recipe Links

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

There are no reviews yet for Russian Borscht. Be the first to review it!

Rating (optional):

sign in to add your comment

Learn more

Get seasonal ideas by email


There are no reviews yet. Be the first!

Add unlimited recipes. Remove ads. Custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free