Ukrainian Borscht Recipe

Warm up with a hearty bowl of Ukrainian Borscht, a delicious and comforting soup that’s perfect for chilly days. This traditional dish features beets, potatoes, cabbage, and other vegetables, slow-cooked in a rich and flavorful broth.


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 beets, peeled and shredded
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sour cream and chopped fresh dill for serving


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots, celery, and potatoes and continue cooking for another 5 minutes.
  3. Add the shredded beets, beef broth, diced tomatoes, dill, bay leaf, salt, and pepper. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Remove the bay leaf and discard.
  5. Ladle the soup into bowls and top each serving with a dollop of sour cream and some fresh dill.

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