Polish Borscht

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Prep Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Main Course, Soups
Cuisine Polish
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 41.88 kcal


  • Stove


  • 6 whole beets raw, peeled, grated
  • 8 1/2 cups water boiling
  • 3 tbsp vegetable broth ******Click for Homemade Broth recipe link
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice fresh squeezed, no sugar added or preservatives
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper fresh cracked
  • 2 tbsp dill fronds fresh


  • Place the grated beets into a large saucepan then pour the boiling water over them; bring pot to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer for at least 1 hour, until the beets begin to lose color.
  • Remove from the heat and strain liquid through a colander into another saucepan. Add in the broth, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  • Place the pan back over the heat to warm the soup through. Serve garnished with the dill fronds. Enjoy!

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Polish Borscht
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 41.88 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.15g0%
Sodium 454.87mg20%
Potassium 318.83mg9%
Carbohydrates 9.51g3%
Fiber 2.49g10%
Sugar 5.81g6%
Protein 1.58g3%
Vitamin A 92.44IU2%
Vitamin B3 0.34mg2%
Vitamin B5 0.1mg1%
Vitamin B6 0.22mg11%
Vitamin C 8.72mg11%
Vitamin E 0.01mg0%
Vitamin K 0.68µg1%
Calcium 34.86mg3%
Copper 0.1mg5%
Folate 91.74µg23%
Iron 1.39mg8%
Manganese 0.35mg18%
Magnesium 24.64mg6%
Phosphorus 41.26mg4%
Selenium 0.74µg1%
Zinc 0.34mg2%
Ess-Methionine 15.05mg
Ess-Tryptophan 16.11mg
Ess-Threonine 39.11mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 38.22mg
Ess-Arginine 34.23mg
Ess-Lysine 48.43mg
Ess-Leucine 56.38mg
Ess-Isoleucine 39.06mg
Ess-Histidine 17.13mg
Ess-Valine 46.33mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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