Chilled borscht with sour cream recipe
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Recipe introThis recipe for chilled borscht with sour cream is a refreshing and flavorful twist on the classic Eastern European soup. Made with beets, cabbage, and a blend of herbs and spices, this dish is perfect for hot summer days. The addition of sour cream adds a creamy and tangy element, balancing out the earthy flavors of the vegetables. Serve this vibrant and nutritious soup as an appetizer or a light meal.
Keywords: chilled borscht, sour cream, Eastern European, refreshing, summer
Chilled borscht with sour cream recipe details
|3 l||beef or vegetable stock|
|900 g||beets, peeled and coarsley shopped|
|125 ml||fresh orange juice|
|1 medium||cucumber, peeled seeded and diced|
|2||green onion, including tender tops, thinly sliced|
|500 ml||sour cream|
|salt and white pepper|
|2 tbsp||fresh dill, finely chopped|
InstructionsIn a large pot, combine the stock, beets and bay leaf and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir in the orange juice and let cool to room temperature. Discard the bay leaf, refrigerate until well chilled, 4 hours.
Chill serving bowls.
Place the cucumbers in a small bowl, cover and chill. Place the green onions in another bowl, cover and chill.
Shortly before serving, spoon of any solidified fat from the surface. Put 350 ml of the sour cream into a mixing bowl. Stir in the vodka and a ladleful of the chilled beet broth until thoroughly blended; then stir the sour cream mixture back into the soup. Season with salt and pepper.
Distribute cucumber and green onions evenly into each bowl. Ladle in the soup and garnish with dollops of the remaining sour cream and sprinkle with dill.
ca. 30 min
ca. 4 hrs
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