Healthy Vegetarian Ukrainian Borscht

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This simple to make borscht is a vegetarian version of the classic recipe. The spices and vegetables are what make this borscht outstanding. Beets and cabbage are packed with fiber and healthy nutrients, making this a healthy soup in a well-balanced diet. The delicious borscht also aids in weight loss

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp. GF caraway seeds
  • ½ medium size green cabbage, roughly shredded
  • 2 medium carrots, roughly shredded
  • 1 large beet, roughly shredded
  • 2 cups canned or fresh diced tomatoes
  • 1 x (13.5 oz.) can organic garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drain and rinse
  • 4 cups GF vegetable stock + 1 cup water
  • 1 sprig or fresh dill
  • 2 red chili peppers, seeded and chopped (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • For the topping ~ plain Greek yogurt or sour cream and fresh dill
  • Instructions

  • Heat olive oil over medium-low heat in a large soup pot. Add onions and cook for 5 minutes. Add caraway seeds and stir to combine
  • Add balance of ingredients except for garlic and cover. Cook over medium-low heat for 30 minutes
  • Remove from the heat and stir in garlic
  • To serve, ladle soup into bowls and top with yogurt or sour cream and fresh dill


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