Borscht with Meatballs recipe
This is a typical Ukrainian soup, popular in Eastern Europe and the Baltic region. Here is the recipe for beetroot soup with meatballs.
- 300 g minced pork or different meat
- 1 egg
- 4 cloves garlic
- 11⁄2 l water
- 1 carrot
- 1 onion
- 300 g canned beetroots
- 300 g potato
- 10 basil leaves
- sour cream
Mix all meat ingredients together.
Nib off a piece of meat and roll it between your hands to form a small meatball.
Bring the water to a boil. Then add chopped carrot, onion, salt and meatballs to the water. Once the water starts boiling again, boil the soup for another 20 minutes or so.
Add the potatoes in. Once they are boiling, add the beetroots to the water and bring the soup to a boil.
Add some basil to the soup.
Serve some soup onto the plate, and add a little bit of sour cream.