Have you ever tried a real Russian borscht? Actually it’s a Ukranian dish. But everyone thinks it’s Russian. Anyways, it’s delicious! I make it using my multi cooker so it’s really easy and doesn’t take a lot of work. Prijatnovo appetita!

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Ingredients:

  • 2 steaks of minced meat
  • 1 cup of cooked rice
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cooked beets
  • 1 tomato
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • a pinch of sugar
  • 1 tbsp of vinegar
  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 1/2 white cabbage
  • Salt, pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Garlic

Directions:

  1. Mix the minced meat with cooked rice, salt and pepper it
  2. Make small meat balls out of the mix
  3. Mince the onion and the carrot, I use my chopper to do that as it’s easier
  4. Mince the beets and add them to the carrots and onions
  5. Fry it for 2-3 more minutes
  6. Chop the tomato and add it to the mix
  7. Add tomato sauce, sugar and vinegar
  8. Stew this for 3 more minutes
  9. Chop the potatoes and the cabbage
  10. Add it to the mix, salt, pepper and add the bay leaves
  11. Fill the pan with water and stew for 1 hour
  12. Add the meat balls and stew for another 20 minutes
  13. Before serving add garlic to the soup
  14. Enjoy!