Russian Borscht is one of the most famous Russian soups.
You will need:
Boiling beef with bones - 3 pounds,
White vinegar - 1 tablespoons,
Small head cabbage, shredded,
Stewed tomatoes,1 pound can
Potatoes, peeled and diced, 2 large,
Water, 6 cups, Sugar - 2 tablespoons,
Sweet onion, chopped,1 medium,
Beets, cooked and shredded, 2 medium,
Fresh parsley, chopped, 1/2 cup,
Bay leaves, 2 ,
Dry dill weed- 1/2 tablespoon,
Garlic, chopped, 2-3 cloves,
Carrots, 2 medium, peeled and shredded,
Salt and ground black pepper to taste,
Fresh parsley, minced, 1/2 cup,
Sour cream, 1 tablespoon per person.
Put meat and bones in a large soup pot. Add enough water to cover meat. Bring to boil, skim off foam. Add bay leaves, dill weed, salt, ground black pepper and rest of water. Bring to boil, cover, simmer 1 1/2 hours.
Add chopped carrots and tomatoes, cook 10 minutes. Add cabbage, potatoes, onion. Cook 20 minutes longer. Add beet , garlic, vinegar and sugar, bring to boil and simmer for 1 minute.
Remove meat to platter and cut in small slices, put back in soup pot. Serve Russian Borscht with sour cream and chopped parsley .