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Borscht

 
One serving costs about $0.29

$0.29 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 vegetarian,gluten-free,gluten free,lacto ovo vegetarian side dish european,eastern european
spoonacular Score:6%

Spoonacular Score: 6%

 

You can never have too many soup recipes, so give Borscht a try. For 29 cents per serving, this recipe covers 2% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Watching your figure? This gluten free and vegetarian recipe has 57 calories, 2g of protein, and 3g of fat per serving. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. If you have bay leaf, sugar added shoestring 3 cups water, thyme, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. This recipe is typical of Eastern European cuisine. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 11%. This score is not so great. Try Borscht II, Borscht, and Borscht for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1
1  bay leaf
bay leaf
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps black pepper
black pepper
1 clove
1 clove garlic
garlic
0.5 cups
0.5 cups sour lowfat yogurt
sour lowfat yogurt
1 can
1 can canned no sugar added ketchup
canned no sugar added ketchup
0.5 cups
0.5 cups onions
onions
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps red wine vinegar
red wine vinegar
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps thyme
thyme
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp unsalted butter
unsalted butter
1  bay leaf
1
bay leaf
0.5 tsps black pepper
0.5 tsps
black pepper
1 clove garlic
1 clove
garlic
0.5 cups sour lowfat yogurt
0.5 cups
sour lowfat yogurt
1 can canned no sugar added ketchup
1 can
canned no sugar added ketchup
0.5 cups onions
0.5 cups
onions
2 Tbsps red wine vinegar
2 Tbsps
red wine vinegar
0.5 tsps thyme
0.5 tsps
thyme
1 Tbsp unsalted butter
1 Tbsp
unsalted butter

Equipment

sauce pan
sauce pan
sauce pan
sauce pan


Instructions

  1. Melt butter in saucepan; add onions and garlic. Saute until tender, about 6 minutes.
  2. Add bay leaf, thyme, pepper, vinegar, beets with their liquid and water. Bring to boil; reduce heat and simmer 45 minutes.
  3. Stir in sour cream.
  4. Serve hot or chilled.\

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.29
Ingredient
1 bay leaf
½ teaspoons black pepper
1 clove garlic
½ cups sour lowfat yogurt
1 can canned no sugar added ketchup
½ cups onions
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
½ teaspoons thyme
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
Price
$0.02
$0.03
$0.07
$0.54
$0.01
$0.18
$0.15
$0.05
$0.12
$1.17

Tips

Health Tips

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • Yogurt is a good source of probiotics, "good" bacteria that contribute to intestinal health and can improve digestion. Look at the label on your yogurt and make sure it says it contains "live and active cultures."

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

Cooking Tips

  • You should not store your onions with your potatoes because the gases they emit will make each other spoil faster. For more information about selecting and storing onions, check out this lesson about onions in the academy.

  • To keep your eyes from stinging and watering while cutting onions, trying popping the onion in the freezer for 15 minutes before you plan to start cooking. Chilling the onion slows the release of the enzyme responsible for teary eyes.

  • Fresh herbs should be added toward the end of the cooking process — even at the very last minute?especially delicate herbs like cilantro, basil, and dill. Hardier herbs like bay leaves, rosemary, and thyme can be added earlier.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

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Nutritional Information

Quickview
56 Calories
1g Protein
3g Total Fat
4g Carbs
0% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
56
3%

Fat
3g
5%

  Saturated Fat
2g
13%

Carbohydrates
4g
2%

  Sugar
3g
3%

Cholesterol
9mg
3%

Sodium
26mg
1%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
1g
4%

Calcium
65mg
7%

Phosphorus
53mg
5%

Vitamin B2
0.07mg
4%

Manganese
0.08mg
4%

Potassium
112mg
3%

Vitamin B12
0.18µg
3%

Vitamin C
2mg
3%

Vitamin B6
0.05mg
3%

Vitamin A
118IU
2%

Zinc
0.33mg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.22mg
2%

Magnesium
8mg
2%

Folate
7µg
2%

Fiber
0.46g
2%

Selenium
1µg
2%

Vitamin B1
0.02mg
2%

Iron
0.19mg
1%

Copper
0.02mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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