If there ever was a seasonal soup, this is it. Made with beets, carrots and cabbage, all ingredients we have in plenty at this time of the year.
As long as I can remember Borscht was our family’s Christmas dinner starter. A Russian friend of the family would join us at Christmas and she brought this soup with her every year. A true food memory.
The key to making it authentically Russian or Polish or Ukrainian is fresh dill. In many dishes, one ingredient just makes it and often it is fresh herbs.
Make Enough for 4
Recipes from Katie Verling & Jacques