Soups

Grandma Katrina's Russian Borscht (Healthy Version)

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Here is a traditional russian borscht recipe my Grandma Katrina used to make, I made a healthy version of it, on a chilly night like tonight ( a balmy -1 )for dinner it's perfect!

2 quarts beef stock
3 tablespoons margarine
1 cup cabbage, finely chopped
1 cup potatoes, diced
1/2 cup carrots, diced
1 stalk celery, minced
1 onion, chopped
1 1/2 cups canned tomatoes
1/2 cup juice (from can of beets)
1 cup cooked or canned beets, diced
a pinch of sugar
1 teaspoon vinegar
chopped dill or parsley (for garnishing)
sour cream ( light )
1/2 sliced hard boiled egg
In a large heavy pan, melt margarine and lightly sauté cabbage, potatoes, carrots, celery and onion for approximately 5 minutes. Add beef stock. Blend canned tomatoes or press through a sieve until fine....
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
1423

Sodium
4631mg
192% DV

Fat
62g
96% DV

Protein
60g
120% DV

Carbs
146g
49% DV

Fiber
41g
165% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
    See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV