Cold borsch

This kind of borsch is usually served in summer. If you want to refresh yourself and enjoy the Ukrainian traditions of cooking then cook this beetroot and potato soup.


  • 500 g beetroots
  • 200 g potatoes
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 75 g spring onion
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp horseradish sauce
  • sugar – to taste
  • vinegar – to taste
  • parsley – to taste
  • dill – to taste
  • salt – to taste


Peel beetroots and cube them. Pour the beetroot with water, add 1 tsp of vinegar and boil the ingredients for 20-30 minutes. Then filter the beetroot broth and cool it.

Boil potatoes. Peel and cut them. Peel and chop cucumbers. Boil eggs and cut them finely. Cut spring onion. Combine all the prepared ingredients in a pan. Pour the ingredients with the beetroot broth. Add sour cream and stir everything.

Combine horseradish, salt, sugar and mustard. Mix the ingredients and put the prepared mass in the plate with borsh before serving. Do not forget to top borsch with chopped parsley and dill.

Enjoy your meal!

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