Comforting Beetroot Soup: The Perfect Vegetarian Borscht Recipe

Warm up with this comforting beetroot soup. Our vegetarian borscht recipe is easy to make and packed with nutrients.

Borscht is a traditional soup that originates from Eastern Europe and is commonly made with beetroot as the main ingredient. Beetroot is delicious and packed with nutrients, making this soup a healthy and comforting option for a winter meal. In this recipe, we will be sharing a vegetarian version of borscht that is easy to make and perfect for those looking for a meat-free option.


  • 4 medium beetroots, peeled and diced
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups of vegetable broth
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Sour cream and fresh dill, for serving (optional)

Variations and Substitutions:

  • You can also add other vegetables such as carrots, celery, and cabbage to the soup for added nutrition and flavor.
  • If you’re not a fan of sour cream, you can also serve the soup with a dollop of yogurt or creme fraiche.


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for about 3-5 minutes until softened.
  2. Add the diced potatoes and beetroots to the pot. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  3. Pour in the vegetable broth and water. Bring the soup to a boil and then reduce the heat to low.
  4. Simmer the soup for about 20-25 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve the soup hot, with a dollop of sour cream and fresh dill on top, if desired.

Serving and storage:

  • This soup is perfect to serve as a main course or as a side dish.
  • You can store the soup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

This recipe for vegetarian borscht is a delicious and healthy option for a winter meal. It’s easy to make and can be customized to your taste with the addition of other vegetables or alternative toppings. It’s comforting and packed with nutrients. And it’s a great way to enjoy the health benefits of beetroot. Give it a try!


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