Russian Borsch

Russian borsch with beef and sour cream


  • 1 lb beef tenderloin
  • 3 carrots (chopped)
  • 3 onions(chopped)
  • 2 big beets
  • 3 medium potatoes
  • 1 small head of cabbage


  • Cook meat for 2 hours in *water* or until meat is very tender -reserve liquid (*add water if needed along the way)
  • Get meat out of pot and shred-set aside.
  • Sauté onion, carrots in small skillet-set aside with meat.
  • Boil beets in meat broth/water until soft.
  • Take beets out and shred.
  • Cut up raw potatoes and raw cabbage.
  • Put all-(the sautéed mixture–beets, meat, raw ingredients)–together in broth/water.
  • Boil until potatoes are done (about 30 minutes).
  • Add spices according to taste.
  • Serve with sour cream!
  • This Russian Borsch recipe was taken from RecipeZaar.

Russian Borsch is just one of the traditional Russian foods, Check out a recipe for Chocolate and Cherry Bread. Click Here.