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Catholic Recipe: Beet Soup

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1-1/2 pounds beets, sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6 carrots, chopped
  • 6 stalks celery, chopped
  • 6 cups water
  • parsley, dill
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • salt, pepper
  • paprika
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • sugar to taste
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • Details

  • Serves: 8
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Poland

Also Called: Barszcz

This meatless soup is a traditional dish for the Polish Christmas Eve, or Wigilia. This can also be used on fast days.

DIRECTIONS

Place vegetables into deep saucepan. Add water and cook 30 minutes. Season; add butter. Add sugar, lemon, being sure to retain deep red color of soup. Strain. Serve liquid, hot or cold, with or without sliced beets according to personal preference.

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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