Russian Borscht

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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.

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