Sunday, October 28, 2007

Red Soup - krasnii borshi - красный борщ

This is a great and hard to prepare soup.
The main elements represent the beetroot and the cabbage. But if you succeed in cooking it, you will be a very happy person.

The ingridients are:
Meat, 250 gr, it can be chicken or beef, or pork
1 beetroot
4 potatoes
250 gr of cabbage
1 carrot
1 onion

The Method of Preparing:
Cut the meat into small pieces. Put it in the pan. Cook until it is already done. Than add the peeled beetroot and wait for 10 min. After it add the peeled cabbage.
When the cabbage is ready add the potatoes and tomatoes. In the end you have to peel the carrot and the onion and fry them a little bit, than add into the soup.
Add some spices not too much, very important is the black pepper and lour leafs.
The soup should be served with cream. Just as it is shown in the picture.

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