Borscht Salad

Quick side salad named after a Russian cuisine staple – Borscht, because of its color and its main ingredient – cabbage. This colorful salad is sure to brighten up your dinner table. Serve it with meat, or as a coleslaw alternative.  Delicious!

Color, easiness of preparation and taste are not the only strong points of this salad. It is also packed with healthy stuff. E.g. red cabbage is a great source of vitamin C, fights inflammation and aids healthy bones. While beetroot is a good source of iron and folate (natural folic acid), it is rich in antioxidants. Recent studies proved beetroot lowers blood pressure and boosts exercise performance, which make this dish a good snack before an exercise session.

Borscht Salad

Borscht Salad

Here is what you need for 6 servings as an appetizer or a side salad:

Borscht Salad
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Borscht Salad
Prep Time:
2 minutes
Cook Time:
8 minutes
Total Time:
10 minutes

Quick side salad named after a Russian cuisine staple - Borscht. This colorful salad is sure to brighten up your dinner table.

Yield: 6
Category: appetizer, side, vegetarian, salad
Cuisine: International
  • 8 oz shredded red cabbage
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 raw beetroots, grated
  • 1 Tbs capers
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt, pepper to taste
  • 6 Tbs sour cream
  • 1 bunch parsley
  1. In a salad bowl combine together first 4 ingredients through capers.
  2. Add olive oil, balsamic vinegar and salt + pepper.
  3. Mix well and leave at room temperature for 20-30 minutes.
  4. To serve place salad on a plate, add 1 Tbs sour cream to the plate next to the salad and parsley.
  5. Enjoy!
Nutrition information
Calories per serving: 93.45 kcal
Fat per serving: 7.07 g
Saturated fat per serving: 2.04 g
Carbs per serving: 7.14 g
Protein per serving: 1.63 g
Fiber per serving: 2.03 g
Sugar per serving: 4.11 g
Sodium per serving: 232.04 mg
Cholesterol per serving: 6.24 mg
Nutrition label for Borscht Salad
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