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Chilled Beet Borscht

Chilled Beet Borscht

Prep time:
5 min.
Cook time:
5 min.
Total time:
1 hr.
Yield:
4 Servings
Ingredients
1 (16 oz.) jar Sliced Pickled Beets
1 cup water
0.5 cup carrots, shredded
2 tbsp. lemonade concentrate
1 cup buttermilk
2 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
salt & pepper to taste
sour cream and chopped cucumber (optional)
Directions

Drain Sliced Pickled Beets, reserving liquid; chop beets. Combine reserved liquid, water, Sliced Pickled Beets, carrots, if desired, and lemonade concentrate in medium saucepan. Simmer, covered, about 5 minutes to blend flavors and until carrots are tender. Cool; refrigerate until chilled. Just before serving, stir in buttermilk and dill; season with salt and pepper, if desired. Ladle into serving bowls and top with sour cream and chopped cucumber as desired.

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