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doukhobor borsch

Doukhobor Borsch


3 quarts water
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup cubed carrots
2 cups cubed potatoes
1 quart tomatoes (canned)
4 cups shredded cabbage
1 green pepper (red pepper optional)
2 Tbsp. fresh chopped dill
(optional 1 Tbsp. finely cubed beets)

Saute onions in butter, then add tomatoes and simmer, add cabbabe. Cook till tender. Bring water to a boil. Then add celery, carrots, (beets), and potatoes. Salt to taste. Cook until tender. Add onion, tomato and cabbage mixture. Bring to a boil. Add green pepper and dill. Remove from heat. Sprinkle black pepper on top. Let stand for 5 minutes. Then have a bowlful with some homemade bread. Delicious!

There are many variations of this recipe, however, the ingredients are basically the same.

Makes 4 quarts.

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