Winter Borscht

For this slow cooker version of the classic Russian beet soup, we include lean beef and warm spices.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 8 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ¾ lb. cubed lean top round beef
  • 3½ cups shredded cooked beets
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and grated
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 cup shredded green cabbage
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water

Directions

  • In a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, sauté the beef for 1 minute. Remove beef from skillet with a slotted spoon and place in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker.
  • Add remaining ingredients to the slow cooker. Cook on low for 8 hours. Stir before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ¾ lb. cubed lean top round beef
  • 3½ cups shredded cooked beets
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and grated
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 cup shredded green cabbage
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water

Directions

  • In a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, sauté the beef for 1 minute. Remove beef from skillet with a slotted spoon and place in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker.
  • Add remaining ingredients to the slow cooker. Cook on low for 8 hours. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories180
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium600mg
Total Carbohydrate15g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars11g
Protein14g