Recipe: Ukrainian borscht with caraway dumplings
Ukrainian borscht with caraway dumplings (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times / August 27, 2012)
Ukrainian borscht with caraway dumplings
Total time: 3 hours
Note: Garnish each serving of the soup with a little sour cream and a sprinkling of dill. Kvass, a fermented beverage, is usually available at Central and Eastern European markets.
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2 pounds beef short ribs
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion, roughly chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon black peppercorns
2 bay leaves
8 cups water, more if needed
2 turnips, cut to ½-inch cubes
2 carrots, diced
1/3 cup tomato juice
3/4 cup kvass
2 cups shredded red cabbage
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