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8 servings
Prep Time:
6 hrs
Cook Time:
5 hrs
Meal Type:
Soups
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Lithuanian Borscht

A traditional favorite soup with an unforgettable taste.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Bring 4 cups of the beef broth, the beef shank, and onion to boil in large pot.
  2. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until meat is tender, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
  3. Transfer meat to work surface; trim fat, sinew and bone and discard. Chop meat; cover and chill. Cool broth slightly. Chill in pot until cold, at least 4 hours and up to 1 day.
  4. Spoon fat from top of chilled broth and discard.
  5. Add remaining 4 cups broth, beets, carrots, and potato; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.
  6. Stir in meat, cabbage and 1/2 cup dill; cook until cabbage is tender, about 15 minutes.
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in vinegar.
  8. Ladle soup into bowls. Top with sour cream and remaining 1/4 cup dill.
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And my favourite Russian Borsch.
12 Sep 13 by member: Helga.G
Its Lithuanian dish ! I love it when I'm at my moms home :)
20 Apr 13 by member: ewelinari
One of my favourite polish dishes.
15 Mar 10 by member: Milka

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 231 calories in 1 serving of Lithuanian Borscht.
Calorie break-down: 29% fat, 37% carbs, 34% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
231
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
7.34g
9%
Saturated Fat
3.732g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0.379g
Monounsaturated Fat
2.518g
Cholesterol
33mg
11%
Sodium
910mg
40%
Total Carbohydrate
21.69g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.6g
13%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
19.67g
Vitamin D
-
Calcium
108mg
8%
Iron
2.75mg
15%
Potassium
950mg
20%
Vitamin A
445mcg
49%
Vitamin C
19mg
21%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
12%
of RDI*
(231 calories)
12% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (37%)
 
Fat (29%)
 
Protein (34%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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