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Zelyoniye Shchi – Green Shchi – Russian Cabbage and Sorrel Soup

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A simple Russian summer soup with young greens – cabbage and sorrel (sour grass) – a little sour but very fresh tasting.

Russian Cabbage and Sorrel Soup - Green Shchi

Zelyoniye Shchi - Green Shchi – Russian Cabbage and Sorrel Soup

A simple Russian summer soup with young greens – cabbage and sorrel (sour grass) - a little sour but very fresh tasting.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Course: Soups & Chowders
Cuisine: Russian
Author: The Cook

Ingredients

  • 2 cups young cabbage, shredded
  • 1 medium bunch fresh sorrel leaves
  • 1 cup spinach, optional
  • 2 medium potatoes, chopped
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • ½ tablespoon butter
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • sour cream, optional
  • parsley, for garnish
  • salt

Instructions

  • Wash and drain sorrel and spinach, cut into thin strips, set aside. Finely slice the cabbage; Chop potatoes and onion.
  • Heat heavy saucepan in medium heat, add butter and onion, sauté until slightly golden about 4-5 minutes. Add chicken broth and potato, bring to boil, cook about 15 minutes. Add salt to taste.
  • Put cabbage into soup, bring to boil and cook 5 minutes more, until potato done. Add sorrel and spinach, bring to boil, cover and remove from heat. Stand for 5-7 minutes.
  • Cut egg into halves, chop parsley.
  • Serve soup hot, with egg half, sour cream and parsley.
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Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg
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Trista Evans

Sounds yum!

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