1/2 lb piece smoked bacon
water, to cover meat
onions, cut-up and browned
in 1 tbsp butter
carrots, scraped and cut-up
If stock is
made earlier, it can be refrigerated and frozen. The fat solidifies and
can easily be removed.
2 or 3
tbsps freshly grated
horseradish or prepared horseradish
2 or 3
- To prepare stok, bring the meat
to a boil. Boil until scum gathers on top. Remove from heat and skim.
to heat, add vegetables and salt. Simmer for about 2 hours or until the
meat is tender. Cool, Remove meat and strain broth.
- To prepare Barszcz, heat stock. Beat cream until
smooth. Add a little hot stock to cream, stirring constantly. Add cream
to broth, add horseradish and vinegar. Stir. Season to taste.
depends on individual taste. Originally, zur, the sour liquid from
rye bread was used. This can be obtained prepared and bottled. However,
it is more convenient to use 1 or 2 tbsps of lemon juice or vinegar.
method to make barszcz sour is to use citric acid (sour salt) or juice
from dill pickles.
in a large soup bowl, diced boiled meat, sliced kielbasa, sliced
egg, grated fresh horseradish, cubed dried cottage cheese.
over this mixture and serve with slices of fresh rye bread.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
|Did You Know?
|All foods can be broken
down into one or more of six basic nutrients: proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins,
minerals and water.
Most foods are complex and composed of more than one basic nutrients.
Some foods are composed of only one or two of these components. For
- Cooking oils are practically all fat, and some of them may have a
small amount of vitamins.
- Sugar is 100% carbohydrate, no other nutrients.