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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Vegan Beetroot Borscht


Today is a cold autumn day. The wind is howling and the leaves started to fall. I really wanted to make a hot, flavorful soup to warm me up from inside out and enjoy it while I watch a good, old movie. I decided to make this lovely, ruby-colored beetroot soup.

This recipe is similar to the Ukrainian borscht but it is vegan; it does not contain any beef broth.

Enjoy this wonderful beet borscht, perfect for a cold weather day.


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Ingredients:

1 beetroot, chopped in small cubes
1 big carrot, grated
2 onions, diced
1/2 cup celery root, chopped in small cubes (or grated, as you wish)
1 tbsp unrefined sunflower oil
3 tbsp vinegar
1/2 cup chopped celery leaves (or lovage leaves)
sea salt, to taste
1/3 tsp ground pepper
chopped parsley, for garnish

Directions:

Heat oil in a large pot.

Add diced onions and sauté for 5 minutes, until golden.

Add water, to fill  2 thirds of the pot.

Add chopped beetroot, celery root, grated carrot , salt and pepper.

Boil for 30 minutes.

Add vinegar and chopped celery leaves.

Garnish with parsley and serve hot!


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2 Comments:

At November 2, 2011 at 8:36 PM , Blogger Christine knapkins_com said...

Hi Foodie, Your Vegan Beetroot Borscht recipe has been selected to be featured in a Recipe Guessing Game. Please share the following link with your friends and fans. To play, go here: http://knapkins.com/guess_games/296?source=blog Congrats again!! :)

 
At November 5, 2011 at 3:00 AM , Blogger Gourmandelle said...

Thank you so much Christine!

 

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