Rick’s Borscht Recipe

Beets are an excellent source of vitamins, fiber, folate and iron!


1 Onion chopped
1 lb. Beets peeled and chopped
2 Stalks of Celery chopped
1 Large Carrot chopped
1/2 Red Pepper chopped
1 Small Can Beets
2 tbsp Butter
2 tbsp Olive Oil
1 litre Stock or Water
1 tsp Dill
1 Pinch of Thyme
1 Bay Leaf
Juice of ¼ of a Fresh Lemon
Salt and Pepper to Taste

Sour Cream to garnish



  • Sauté chopped vegetables in a sauce pan with butter and olive oil.
  • Add stock or water, thyme, bay leaf, dill, salt, pepper and lemon juice.
  • Bring mixture to a boil.
  • Cover mixture and turn heat down to simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Strain Vegetables and reserve liquid.
  • Process vegetables and can of beets in food processor.
  • Return processed vegetables to stock and heat thoroughly.
  • Serve with dollop of sour cream on top.