Passion Beet Borscht

This is a creamy version of the classic Russian-style soup.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups beets, diced
  • 5 cups spring water
  • 1 medium carrot, diced
  • 1 medium parsnip, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1½ tsp. caraway seeds
  • ½ cup red cabbage, chopped
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 4 tsp. sweet white miso
  • Lemon juice, to taste
  • ¼ cup fresh dill, chopped

Directions

  • In a saucepan, add beets in water. Bring to boil, cover, and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • Add carrot and parsnip and continue to cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.
  • In a skillet, sauté onions with caraway seeds and cabbage in oil until soft. Add onions and cabbage to the soup.
  • Purée miso in a little cooking liquid. Add miso purée to soup and simmer for 3 more minutes.
  • Purée soup in a blender until creamy. Add lemon juice to taste. Garnish with freshly chopped dill.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups beets, diced
  • 5 cups spring water
  • 1 medium carrot, diced
  • 1 medium parsnip, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1½ tsp. caraway seeds
  • ½ cup red cabbage, chopped
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 4 tsp. sweet white miso
  • Lemon juice, to taste
  • ¼ cup fresh dill, chopped

Directions

  • In a saucepan, add beets in water. Bring to boil, cover, and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  • Add carrot and parsnip and continue to cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.
  • In a skillet, sauté onions with caraway seeds and cabbage in oil until soft. Add onions and cabbage to the soup.
  • Purée miso in a little cooking liquid. Add miso purée to soup and simmer for 3 more minutes.
  • Purée soup in a blender until creamy. Add lemon juice to taste. Garnish with freshly chopped dill.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories80
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium300mg
Total Carbohydrate15g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars7g
Protein3g