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Borscht with Queso Fresco

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2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
1 onion, chopped
2 minced cloves garlic
2 stalks of celery, thinly sliced
4 cups (1 L) beets, peeled and diced
3 cups (750 mL) red cabbage, thinly sliced
2 cups (500 mL) potatoes, peeled and diced
8 cups (2 L) low-sodium beef broth
1/4 cup (60 mL) red wine vinegar
1/4 cup (60 mL) tomato paste, no salt added
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
4 - 5 oz (120-150 g) Canadian Queso Fresco
1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh dill, chopped

Yields: 6 to 8 servings

See full recipe: https://www.dairygoodness.ca/cheese/canadian-cheese/recipes/borscht-with-queso-fresco?source=calendar
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  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 30 mins
  • Cooking Time 1 hr, 10 mins
  • Yields 6 to 8 servings
  • Course Soups & Creams
  • Prep. Time 30 mins
  • Cooking Time 1 hr, 10 mins
  • Yields 6 to 8 servings

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Ingredients

2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
1 onion, chopped
2 minced cloves garlic
2 stalks of celery, thinly sliced
4 cups (1 L) beets, peeled and diced
3 cups (750 mL) red cabbage, thinly sliced
2 cups (500 mL) potatoes, peeled and diced
8 cups (2 L) low-sodium beef broth
1/4 cup (60 mL) red wine vinegar
1/4 cup (60 mL) tomato paste, no salt added
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
4 - 5 oz (120-150 g) Canadian Queso Fresco
1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh dill, chopped

Preparation

In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter and sauté vegetables. Add broth, red wine vinegar and tomato paste. Bring to a boil and let simmer for 1 hour. Season with salt and pepper.

In a skillet over medium heat, cook Queso Fresco cheese for 2 minutes on each side until golden.

Garnish borscht with Queso Fresco and herbs and serve with slices of pumpernickel.

Tips

If desired, add 1/2 cup (125 mL) of 18 % cream and purée soup in a blender for a smooth consistency.

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Feta, Halloumi.

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Did you know?

With over 400 Canadian cheeses to choose from, you can explore a new, delicious flavour every day for the next year and more!

Discover cheese varieties in the Canadian Cheese Repertoire

Did you know?

With over 400 Canadian cheeses to choose from, you can explore a new, delicious flavour every day for the next year and more!

Discover cheese varieties in the Canadian Cheese Repertoire

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 151 Calories
Protein: 6 g
Carbohydrate: 18 g
Fat: 7 g
Fibre: 4.2 g
Sodium: 214 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 12 % / 127 mg
Vitamin C: 46 %
Folate: 44 %
Magnesium: 16 %
Vitamin B6: 13 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 1/3 milk product serving(s) per person.

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