beet soup

Borshch (Ukrainian: борщ, Polish: barszcz, Lithuanian: barščiai, Romanian: borș) is a type of sour red beet soup. It is the main first meal in Ukrainian cuisine.[1][2][3] It is also oftenly eaten in Eastern European countries, such as Russia, Romania, Poland, Belarus, Moldova and Lithuania. It contains red beets, sausage, onion, potatoes and cabbage. Borshch soup is usually eaten with a piece of black bread. It is also eaten in central Asian countries like Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan.



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