Creamy Vegetarian Borscht Recipe (Beet Soup)

This creamy vegetarian borscht is pure Slavic comfort food. Packed with vibrant beets and a slew of other veggies, you’ll get your 5 a day in one bowl!

In this recipe, you’ll learn all you need to know to whip up the most authentic vegetarian borscht. With just a little elbow work chopping, dicing, shredding, and grating the veggies, you’ll be well on your way to becoming a Slavic guru…


– olive oil – onion – carrots – beet – red bell pepper – sour cream – water – potatoes – cabbage – dill or parsley

Dice the bell peppers and onions into tiny cubes. Shred the cabbage and dice the potatoes into bite-sized pieces. Next, grate the carrots and beets. Set the veggies aside.


In a large pot, sauté the carrots and onions with around 5 tablespoons of oil until they turn golden brown. Add the beets and bell peppers to the carrots and onions and cook them until they soften. Stir in sour cream and stir to combine.


Add water to the cooked veggies. Next, add in the herbs of your choice, followed by the potatoes and cabbage. Season the borscht with salt and pepper.


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