Classic beet borscht il

Yield: 12 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 tablespoons Butter
3 \N Cloves Garlic, minced
1 cup Onion, chopped
6 cups Beef Stock
6 cups Chicken Stock
1 tablespoon Fresh Dill, minced
2¼ pounds Beets, peeled and chopped
1 cup Celery, chopped
1 cup Carrots, chopped
\N \N Salt
\N \N Pepper
3 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
5 tablespoons Sugar
\N \N Sour cream
\N \N Fresh Dill Sprigs

Melt butter in heavy large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and saute 30 seconds. Add onion and cook until translucent, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes. Add both stocks and minced dill and bring to a boil. Add beets, celery and carrots and cook until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally, about 25 minutes.

Season soup with salt and pepper. Add vinegar and sugar. Taste and add more vinegar or sugar as desired. Ladle into bowls. Top with a dollop of sour cream and garnish with dill.

Source: Gourmet Magazine

Posted by Loren Martin, Cyberealm BBS Watertown, NY 315-786-1120 In ILink Cuisine Conference

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