Cookbook:Montreal Russian Borscht

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Montreal Russian borscht was a prize winner in Montreal, Canada's Russian community



  1. Fill large stock pot with water. Add can stewed tomatoes, tomato paste, sugar, salt, onion, garlic, and beets, and bring to a boil for 20 minutes.
  2. Add carrots, cabbage, and optionally the potato.
  3. Return to a boil and cook for 1.5 hours

Notes, tips, and variationsEdit

  • It's very important to remember that this particular recipe is somewhat like wine. The older it gets, the better it gets. It is recommended to let sit in refrigerator for at least two days, before serving. The difference is truly remarkable.