Easy Borscht

This soup can be enjoyed hot or cold. For a heartier version, increase the broth to 3 cups and add 2 boiled potatoes.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2


  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped yellow onion
  • ½ cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup julienned canned beets
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. sour cream
  • 2 tsp. fresh dill


  • Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion. Sauté 5 minutes until tender, then add the carrots, beets, beef broth, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes or until the vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat. Top with sour cream and dill to serve.