Meatless Borsch Recipe


Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Beets4 Large
 Onions2 , minced
 Water1 Quart
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Dairy sour cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 264 Calories from Fat 56

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.9%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 14.9 mg

Sodium 822.3 mg34.3%

Total Carbohydrates 48 g16.1%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.7%

Sugars 32.6 g

Protein 8 g15.7%

Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 53.2%

Calcium 11.3% Iron 18.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wash beets; peel and chop fine.
Place in kettle, add onion and water, and bring to boil.
Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 35 minutes, or until beets are tender.
Force through coarse sieve and add salt, sugar, and lemon juice to taste.
Serve hot or cold, topped with sour cream.
Makes about 1 quart or 4 servings.