Bortsch

Bortsch is a famous soup in eastern European countries. After 3 hours' stewing, various vegetables and beef are made into a thick and tasty soup.

[Main ingredients] 1/2lb beef, 1 1/2oz carrot, 1 1/2oz celery, 1/2lb tomato, 3oz beetroot, and 1/2lb potato

[Seasonings] 1/2lb tomato sauce, 1/2oz butter, and 1tsp salt

[Seasoning at finishing] 1 1/2oz cabbage

[Water Amount] 9 Gemside Cups

[Process]

  1. Wash the beef and cut it into 1inch cubes, wash and dice other ingredients.
  2. Put the beef in the pot with cold water, and blanch it over boiling water for 4 minutes, ladle it out and wash the blood foam away.
  3. Put the prepared main ingredients, seasonings, and water in the pot.
  4. Close the lid and turn on the automatic cooking function by pressing [S·Slow Simmer] key on the panel. The cooking procedure will be performed automatically.
  5. After finishing cooking, add cabbage and evenly stir the ingredients in the pot before serving.

[Key Points]

  1. The most authentic way to have this dish is enjoying the soup with whole-wheat bread.
  2. Add cabbage upon finishing, so the crisp texture of cabbage can be preserved.


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