Country Borscht Stew

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 238.9
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 60.7 mg
  • Sodium: 238.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 22.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.9 g
  • Protein: 27.2 g

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adapted from Good Housekeeping recipe adapted from Good Housekeeping recipe
Number of Servings: 12


    6 1/2 cups grated raw beets
    1 small head red cabbage, cut into 1/2 inch slices
    1 3/4 lbs top round roast, cubed into 1/2 inch pieces
    1 lb. carrots, cut lengthwise and cut crosswise into 1 inch pieces
    1 lb. parsnips, cut lengthwise and cut crosswise into 1 inch pieces
    1 large onion chopped
    1 tsp caraway seeds
    1/4 tsp ground cloves
    2.5 cups chicken broth - low fat
    1.5 cups water
    2 bay leaves
    2 tsp dill weed


Heat 8 qt dutch oven over medium high heat. Spray with olive oil spray. Brown beef. Transfer to bowl. Preheat oven to 325. Add carrots, parsnips, onion, caraway seeds, and cloves to pot. Cook about 10 minutes. Stir occasionally. Add cabbage. Cook about 10 minutes more, stirring frequently. Return meat and juices to pot. Stir. Add broth, water, bay leaves and beets. Bring to a boil and loosen any browned bits. Cover. Place in oven and bake for 2 to 2 1/4 hours. Add dill. Stir. Serve with sour cream if desired (not in calculations). 12 - 1 1/3 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CFMOSS.

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    Very Good
    nice flavor! - 10/6/09