Fill a pot with 3 quarts of water. Add grated beet, sliced potatoes into the water and boil 15-20 minutes. Add can of beans (rinsed trough and drained). After the potatoes are almost done cooking add sliced cabbage to the pot. Add ground pepper, salt to taste, vinegar and ketchup.
Sautée carrots, onions, with 4 tablespoons cooking oil. Sautée until vegetables are soft (7-10 minutes). Add to all coking ingredient. Cook another 5-10 minutes, until the cabbage is done.
Serve with a dollop of sour cream or real mayo.(This is optional, most people like sour cream, I dont)