Sunday, May 31, 2020

GREEN BORSCHT



GREEN BORSCHT







This soup is simple and delicious, reminiscent of simple Russian peasant food. It has stood the test of time and is still enjoyed today.

Ingredients:
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 zucchini cubed
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt, pepper to taste
  • 3 large potatoes cubed
  • 4 cups spinach chopped
  • sour cream for serving
  • 1 medium onion minced
  • 1/2 c parsley or dill chopped
  • 4 egg hard-boiled and cubed 
  • 64 oz chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 medium carrot grated on a large grater


Instructions:
  1. In a large pot or Dutch oven bring chicken broth to a boil and add potatoes. Reduce the heat to medium low and cook for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a medium non-stick skillet and on a medium heat. Add onion and carrot and cook stirring occasionally for 10 minutes.
  3. In a pot with potatoes, add sautéed onion, carrot, zucchini and spinach and continue cooking for 5-7 minutes. Add salt and pepper to a taste.
  4. Add lemon juice, cubed eggs and parsley.
  5. Remove from the heat and serve immediately with a dollop of sour cream. Enjoy your soup!