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                             CHRISTMAS BORSCHT
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables                       German
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   32       oz           Beets, diced canned
    3       c            Water
    1                    Celery stalk
    1                    Carrot, quartered
    1                    Bay leaf
    1                    Garlic clove, peeled
      1/4   ts           Peppercorns, whole
      1/4   ts           Salt
    1       tb           Lemon juice
    1       t            Sugar
    1                    Dairy sour cream or dill
                         -sprigs
 
   Drain beetsm reserving liquid. Set beets aside.  In a
   large saucepan combine beet liquid, water, celery,
   carrot, bay leaf, garlic, peppercorns and salt.  Bring
   to a boil.  Cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
   Remove vsegetables and seasonings with a slotted
   spoon. Stir in reserved diced beets, lemon juice and
   sugar.  Continue cooking 10 minutes or until heated
   through.  Serve topped with sour cream and/or dill
   sprigs. Makes 8 servings.
   
   Tops Grocery Store Ad flyer.  November 12, 1991
   “Polish Christmas Eve”
  
 
 
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