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“a slow cooked soup made with gammon. it is a fatty recipe”
3hrs 48mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs bacon
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables (carrots, beans, cabbage celery, corn etc)
  • 2 cups diced potatoes
  • 1 12 lbs meat, fattish or 1 12 lbs ribs
  • 4 beetroots, unpeeled and washed
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream


  1. boil everything together over a low heat for 2 1/3 to 3 hours.
  2. whenmeat is tender, take it out and put in potatoes and other vegetables and boil until tender.
  3. remove the gammon.
  4. meanwhile in another pot boil the beetroot, but keep the water.
  5. peel and dice beetroot and add to the vegetables, with the red water from the boiled beetroot.
  6. do not boil the bortsch after that, just heat it gently.
  7. cut the gammon into cubes and add to the woup.
  8. Before serving put the sour cream into a turret and pour the soup inches.

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