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This recipe is kosher for Passover.
Borscht Courtesy of Women's Branch of the Orthodox Union | Dairy
1½ hours 15 minutes
1 hour, 15 minutes
6 servings

BORSCHT – (Nothing beats the taste of homemade borscht!). It can be served as a soup or as a beverage.

  • 1 bunch fresh beets (about 4)
  • ½ onion
  • 1½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 quart water
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • Sour cream

  1. Wash and peel beets.
  2. Cut in half and shred in food processor with either fine or coarse shredding disc.
  3. Put in pot with water, onion and salt.
  4. Bring to a boil, cover and simmer about 1 hour, or until beets are very soft. Turn off heat.
  5. Stir in lemon juice. You may stir in 1 cup sour cream at this point.
  6. Chill well or float 2 Tablespoons of sour cream on top of each serving.

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