Biay Barszcz Polish White Borscht Soup Recipe

Biay Barszcz, also known as Polish White Borscht Soup, is a traditional Polish soup made with fermented rye flour and sour cream. This creamy and tangy soup is flavored with garlic, marjoram, and bay leaves, and it is typically served with hard-boiled eggs and sausages. The sourness of the soup is balanced by the richness of the sour cream, creating a unique and comforting flavor. This Polish classic is perfect for cold winter days or as a starter for a festive meal.

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40minstotal
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Ingredients for Biay Barszcz Polish White Borscht Soup Recipe

  • 1.33 cup Water
  • 0.17 cup Fermented Rye Flour
  • 0.17 cup Sour Cream
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Crushed
  • 0.17 teaspoon Dried Marjoram
  • 0.33 Bay Leaves
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Hard Boiled Eggs And Sausages For Garnish

Directions: Biay Barszcz Polish White Borscht Soup Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, bring water to a boil. Add the fermented rye flour and whisk until smooth.
  • STEP 2.Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • STEP 3.In a separate bowl, whisk together the sour cream and a ladleful of the hot soup.
  • STEP 4.Slowly pour the sour cream mixture into the pot, whisking constantly.
  • STEP 5.Add crushed garlic, marjoram, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Simmer for another 10 minutes.
  • STEP 6.Serve the soup hot, garnished with hard-boiled eggs and sausages.
  • STEP 7.Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Fermented rye flour can be found in specialty Polish or Eastern European stores.
  • If you can't find fermented rye flour, you can substitute it with regular rye flour mixed with lemon juice or vinegar.
  • You can add diced potatoes or cooked white beans for extra heartiness.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat gently on the stovetop, adding a splash of water or broth if needed.
  • Serve as a starter or a main course with crusty bread on the side.
Nutrition
value
336
calories per serving
20 g Fat13 g Protein27 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    20g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    27g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    27g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    20g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    37mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    7mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    45mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    39mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    39mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    148mg
  • Selenium
    20mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp