Lithuanian Borscht
A traditional favorite soup with an unforgettable taste.
Servings: 8
Prep Time: 6 hrs
Cook Time: 5 hrs
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  1. Bring 4 cups of the beef broth, the beef shank, and onion to boil in large pot.
  2. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until meat is tender, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
  3. Transfer meat to work surface; trim fat, sinew and bone and discard. Chop meat; cover and chill. Cool broth slightly. Chill in pot until cold, at least 4 hours and up to 1 day.
  4. Spoon fat from top of chilled broth and discard.
  5. Add remaining 4 cups broth, beets, carrots, and potato; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 30 minutes.
  6. Stir in meat, cabbage and 1/2 cup dill; cook until cabbage is tender, about 15 minutes.
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Stir in vinegar.
  8. Ladle soup into bowls. Top with sour cream and remaining 1/4 cup dill.
Nutrition summary
There are 231 calories in 1 serving of Lithuanian Borscht.
Calorie split: 29% fat, 37% carbs, 34% protein.
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