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Christmas Borscht

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Category: Vegetables, German

 Ingredients List

  • 32 oz Beets, diced canned
  • 3 c Water
  • 1 Celery stalk
  • 1 Carrot, quartered
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Garlic clove, peeled
  • 1/4 ts Peppercorns, whole
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 Dairy sour cream or dill
  • -sprigs


Drain beetsm reserving liquid. Set beets aside. In a large saucepan
combine beet liquid, water, celery, carrot, bay leaf, garlic, peppercorns
and salt. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
Remove vsegetables and seasonings with a slotted spoon. Stir in reserved
diced beets, lemon juice and sugar. Continue cooking 10 minutes or until
heated through. Serve topped with sour cream and/or dill sprigs. Makes 8

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