Borscht in a new way: what will change the taste of the dish and add spice to it

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Recipe for borscht
Borscht recipe. Source:

Borsch is a symbol of Ukrainian cuisine and a dish that every housewife knows how to cook. It's worth noting that there are a lot of borscht recipes, but it is always based on beets. Beans, herbs, fresh fish, canned food, mushrooms, prunes and even apples can add an original flavor to borscht.

Delicious homemade borscht

Cook Daria shared a recipe for borscht with canned fish on Instagram, which is very satisfying and tasty.

Canned fish will add an original flavor to the dish!

Borscht recipe


  • gobies in tomato - 2 cans
  • cabbage - 500 g
  • potatoes - 3-4 pcs.
  • carrot - 1 pc.
  • beets - 1 pc.
  • tomato paste - 1 tbsp.
  • garlic - 2 cloves.
  • salt, pepper, bay leaf - to taste
  • oil for frying
  • fresh herbs for serving

Method of preparation:

1. Peel the potatoes, cabbage, carrots, onions, and beets. Grate the beets and carrots on a coarse grater. Fry the carrots first in vegetable oil, then add the beets and cook for another 2 minutes, then add the tomato paste, cook for a few more minutes, then add the squeezed garlic, and lightly salt. Add a little water, leave to simmer under the lid and over low heat for 15-20 minutes.

Roast for borscht

2. Chop the cabbage, chop the potatoes randomly.

Cabbage for borscht

3. Pour water into a saucepan, add cabbage and potatoes. Then add the roast and canned fish. Add salt, bring to a boil, add bay leaf and let stand for 15 minutes under the lid.

Cooking borscht

Serve borscht hot with chopped herbs.

Ready-made borscht

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