Ruby Red Borscht

Borscht is usually served cold; however, some people prefer it hot. Try it both ways and see which gets your vote!

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 5 large beets, peeled and grated
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and finely chopped
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp. sugar
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper


  • In a large soup pot, combine beets, onion, and broth. Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes. Add lemon juice, sugar, and pepper. Simmer an additional 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and chill thoroughly.