'Healthy Russian Borscht'

Healthy Russian Borscht is a hearty and flavorful soup that is full of vegetables and is perfect for a cold winter day. It is easy to make and is sure to be a hit with the whole family!

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'Healthy Russian Borscht'
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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 large beet, peeled and grated
  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup diced green beans
  • 1/2 cup diced red cabbage
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots, celery, tomato paste, oregano, thyme, and bay leaf and cook, stirring, for another 5 minutes.
  3. Add the vegetable broth, beet, potato, green beans, red cabbage, and parsley and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 25 minutes.
  4. Stir in the apple cider vinegar and season with salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 5 more minutes.
  5. Serve hot.

A Healthy Take on a Classic

Russian Borscht is a classic soup that has been around for centuries. It is traditionally made with beef broth and is served with a dollop of sour cream. This version is a healthier take on the classic, using vegetable broth and omitting the sour cream. The result is a flavorful and hearty soup that is sure to please everyone in the family!

A Flavorful Soup

This soup is full of flavor thanks to the combination of vegetables, herbs, and spices. The tomato paste adds a nice depth of flavor, while the oregano and thyme give it a hint of earthiness. The apple cider vinegar adds a nice tanginess that really brings all the flavors together. The grated beet adds a nice sweetness that really rounds out the flavor of the soup.

A Perfect Winter Meal

This soup is the perfect meal for a cold winter day. It is warm and comforting, and it will fill you up without weighing you down. It is also a great way to get your daily dose of vegetables! Serve it with a side of crusty bread or a simple green salad for a complete meal. Enjoy!

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