Lithuanian Saltibarsciai (Cold Beet Soup)

Lithuanian Saltibarsciai (Cold Beet Soup)

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"This Lithuanian family recipe from the old country makes an awesome summer soup!"

Ingredients

1 d 35 m servings 115 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 115 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.7g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 97 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 250 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the eggs into a saucepan in a single layer and cover the eggs with water by 1 inch. Cover the saucepan and bring the water to a boil. Remove from the heat and let the eggs stand in the hot water for 15 minutes; drain. Cool the eggs under cold running water in the sink. Peel and chop the eggs.
  2. Pour the buttermilk into a large bowl; add the eggs, beets, cucumber, chives, and dill. Stir gently to combine. Chill in refrigerator for 1 full day before serving.
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Having a surfeit of beets (which I love) I found this recipe several days ago and made it, substituting a few green onions for the chives, having been informed that they are a perfectly acceptab...

this soup is delicious!! i enjoy eating it with a side of boiled potatoes, just like grandma served it!!

Few changes to make it taste like my grandmas: 1. Used pickled beets (regular, not the sweet kind) from the jar. It's much faster, adds nice flavor and you can eat it right away. I also added so...