Purists know there are three kinds of borscht: beet, green, and cabbage. This Russian borscht includes cabbage and beef and is great served on cold winter days.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
1 hr 20 mins
total:
1 hr 45 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Coat a 4-quart Dutch oven or pot with nonstick cooking spray. Brown shank bones and round steak in pot.

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  • Carefully add beef stock, tomatoes, catsup, sugar, and sour salt to meat in pot; stir. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer for 1 hour.

  • Remove meat and bones from the mixture; cool slightly. Remove and discard the skin, bones, and any fat from the meat. Cut the meat into bite-size pieces. Return the meat to the pot.

  • Stir in the cabbage. Bring the mixture to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until cabbage is crisp-tender.

  • Ladle the borscht into warm soup bowls. Makes 6 main-dish servings.

Nutrition note:

Reduce the sodium by using low-sodium broth.

Nutrition Facts

196 calories; fat 4g; cholesterol 37mg; carbohydrates 24g; insoluble fiber 5g; sodium 1064mg.
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