Grating the beets is the key to this streamlined version of borscht. For minimal hand-staining, wear kitchen gloves when handling the beets. A box grater works well for grating, but a food processor with the grating disk makes super-quick work of the grating. Slideshow:  More Warming Soup Recipes 

Scott Hocker

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan, add the beets, onion and stock and cook over medium heat until the beets are tender, about an hour. Add lemon juice and stir. Garnish with dill, parsley and sour cream. Serve.

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Make Ahead

The soup can be refrigerated for up to three days. Finish with the herbs and sour cream only when serving.

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