Borsch “Tolstoy”
By:  Alexandra Ryvkina
  • Prep Time : 30 min
  • Cook Time : 20 min

  • Serves:
    2-3     Difficulty: Easy
This russian borsch contains fresh vegetables and butter beans, which bring health and wealth.

  • 2-3 carrots
  • 3 potatoes
  • 1/4 head of white cabbage
  • 1 pepper or paprika
  • 1-2 violet onions
  • butter beans (qt. to taste)
  • salt and spices


Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan. finely carrots, potates, cabbage, onions, pepper or paprika and add them to the water.

Boil about 15 min. with a small fire.

Butter beans first pre-boil (around 2 hours or you can use ready canned beans) and add them to taste to the saucepan in the end.

Add salt and spices to taste.

You can also add juice from the lemon’s half.

It will be more tasty and healthy with fresh green onion or ruccola in the plate

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