Microwave Borscht

For a thicker soup, increase the amount of canned beets to 11/2 cups. Like all borscht recipes, this can be served hot or cold, plain or garnished with a bit of sour cream.

Serves: 1Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • ¼ cup chopped white onion
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups gluten-free beef broth
  • 1 cup canned beets, chopped
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice

Directions

  • Combine the butter and the onion in a microwave-safe casserole dish. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir and microwave for another 1–2 minutes or until the onion is tender.
  • Add the water, beef broth, beets, sugar, and lemon juice. Microwave on high for 3 minutes. Stir and microwave for another 2–3 minutes. Serve hot or cold.

Recipe Information

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • ¼ cup chopped white onion
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups gluten-free beef broth
  • 1 cup canned beets, chopped
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice

Directions

  • Combine the butter and the onion in a microwave-safe casserole dish. Microwave on high for 1 minute. Stir and microwave for another 1–2 minutes or until the onion is tender.
  • Add the water, beef broth, beets, sugar, and lemon juice. Microwave on high for 3 minutes. Stir and microwave for another 2–3 minutes. Serve hot or cold.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories210
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium1980mg
Total Carbohydrate22g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars15g
Protein6g