Hello my friends!! I hope that your New Year has gotten off to a fabulous start. We have lots of fun things planned this year that I can barely wait to share with you all! But first you are going to want to Pin this Hearty Borscht Soup Recipe, seriously it was a huge hit with friends and family alike.
I love creating recipes with whatever I have on hand and using up ingredients found in the garden or pantry. This borscht is one that is perfect for that kind of thing! I was given a bushel of fresh beets from a friend and decided to create a giant pot of soup to share. A sort of “Stone Soup” if you will. After creating this recipe and serving the family dinner, I portioned it out into mason jars to dole out to friends. It was a huge hit!
Isaiah was my sous chef and had a great time dicing the vegetables with our trusty Pampered Chef chopper. We washed, peeled and diced the vegetables before adding them to a large stock pot. As the soup cooked down I added more chicken stock as needed. Be sure to keep an eye on it as it cooks and add more stock if necessary. As we made the recipe the amount of soup just kept getting bigger and bigger until we had plenty to share!
5 celery stalks, diced
6 medium carrots, peeled and diced
1 onion, diced
1/2 red cabbage, diced
5 small beets, peeled and diced
28 oz can diced tomatoes
1pkg Johnny’s Potato Soup Mix (optional)
3 Tbsp parsley
3 Tbsp dill
2 tsp garlic
8 cups chicken stock
Combine all ingredients in a large stock pot. Add the soup mix if desired, it as a creamy texture to the recipe. Cook on medium for 40 minutes until well combined and all ingredients are well done. Serve with a dollop of sour cream.