Winter Borscht

From Simply in Season; serves 6-8

3/4-1 pound stewing beef or chicken (chopped)

1 cup onion (chopped)

8 cups of water

2 cups potatoes (chopped)

1/2 head of cabbage (shredded)

1 cup beets, beet stems or beet greens (chopped)

1/2 cup carrots (diced)

1/2 cup pearl barley

2 bay leaves

1/4 cup fresh dill (chopped; or 2 tablespoons dried)

1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/2 cup fresh chives (chopped; optional)

1/2 cup fresh parsley (chopped)

Brown the meat and onion in oil in a large soup pot over medium heat, 10 minutes.

Add the remaining ingredients (except the fresh parsley) and bring to a boil. If using beet greens and fresh dill, do not add until the last step.

Cover and simmer for 30 minutes. 

Add the fresh parsley and simmer until the barley is cooked and meat is tender, another 10 minutes.

Wrightstown Farmers Market 

Regular Season: May - Thanksgiving

Every Saturday
The Middletown Grange

576 Penns Park Road

Wrightstown, PA 18940

(use Newtown for GPS)

Winter Market: December - April 

2nd & 4th Saturdays

The Anchor Church
980 Durham Road

Wrightstown, PA 18940

Phone: 215-378-3284

Mailing Address:

Wrightstown Farmers Market

PO BOX 105

Newtown, PA 18940

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